As per reports, the marriage party bus was en route to Jajpur from Jamshedpur in Jharkhand carrying around 40 baraatis. On the way, the bus rear-ended a stationery truck near Tata on National Highway 220.
The bus was reportedly en route to Puri with 45 tourists from Gudari in Rayagada district who were being taken by the Odisha government to the pilgrim town to visit the newly-inaugurated Srimandir Parikrama Project.
The bus named Shree Laxmi was enroute to Choudwar from Deogarh when the driver lost control of the steering wheel and climbed over the divider near Nuapatna.
The mishap occurred on Friday night when more than 50 students from a coaching centre at Daspalla were on their way to Harishankar and Nrusinghanath in Bolangir for a picnic.
In a tragic road mishap, three persons were killed and 13 others were severely injured in a collision between an SUV and an auto-rickshaw at Bijapur Square under Borigumma police limits of Koraput district on Friday.
As per reports, the bus was en route to Berhampur from Sorada when it collided with the pick-up van near Khadbhaga. Upon getting the news, police and fire fighting personnel reached the spot, rescued the injured and sent them to the Aska hospital.
As per reports, the deceased were sitting on the third railway track which is being laid between Rayagada and Koraput when a test train engine hit them near Singhpur killing them on the spot.
As per reports, the driver lost control of the steering wheel and went over the footpath near the slum behind Odisha Legislative Assembly. The uncontrolled car came to a halt after hitting a wall.
A case has been registered in this connection and a manhunt was launched to nab the absconding truck driver.
A team has been rushed to the accident site near Topkhana area of Kuran-wa-Munjan district, Amiri said.
Following the accident, Basant was shifted to Cuttack-based SCB Medical College and Hospital where his condition is stated to be critical.
A massive fire broke out at a lubricants depot at Dhamra in Bhadrak on Saturday. In the mishap, lubricants worth lakhs of rupees were reportedly gutted.
As per reports, the bus bearing registration number OD 33V 3513 was en route to Bhubaneswar from Cuttack when it hit a car from the rear near Barang. While the car was partially damaged in the mishap, the locals detained the bus alleging irresponsible driving by the driver.
As per reports, the duo was on their way to Cuttack from Niali on a bike when the rider's neck was cut with a stray Chinese kite string. The rider lost balance and fell from the bike injuring the pillion rider too.
While the Bengaluru-based company, in a press statement, said it was deeply saddened by the accident, which occurred during a demonstration of the vehicle, the driver separately stated forest officials forced him to overload and speed up during the trial of the all-terrain electric SUV.