Bhubaneswar: One person was killed while another was injured after a speeding truck rammed into a gas-laden container in front of Saheed Nagar police station in the city here last night.
The deceased has been identified as Mallapa Kuri, driver of the truck.
According to sources, a speeding truck was headed towards Rasulgarh when the driver lost control over the wheels and rammed the vehicle into a gas-laden container which was stationed at the roadside.
While the driver of the truck died on the spot, the helper sustained critical injuries.
On intimation, Saheed Nagar police reached the spot and rescued the helper to the Capital hospital here.