Accident News Updates

Bus Accident In Ganjam
Head-on collision between two buses in Ganjam leaves one dead, 10 hurt

It is alleged that the driver of the second bus was driving under the influence of alcohol. However, a detailed investigation can throw light on the exact cause of the mishap.

Bus-Truck Collision Near Kamakhyanagar
5 critical in series of accidents involving picnic bus & trucks in Dhenkanal

As per reports, the bus was on its way to Badchana in Jajpur after a picnic at Sambalpur. The bus reportedly hit a Hyva truck from behind at Bhejia Square following which another truck hit the bus from behind.

  • Thursday, 04 January 2024
Truck Caches Fire On Bangiriposhi Ghat
Two trucks catch fire after plunging from Bangiriposhi ghat, drivers charred to death

Following the mishap, the oil tanker caught fire charring the driver to death. The charred body of the other driver was found crushed below the container truck.

Class V student dies, another injured in road mishap in Odisha
Class V student dies, another injured in road mishap in Odisha

A school student died and another student sustained severe injuries after a tractor hit them near Nuapokhari Dhanaghar under Agarpada Police limits in Bhadrak district on Tuesday. 

Missing 3-year-old’s body found in pond near house in Odisha’s Balasore 
Missing 3-year-old’s body found in pond near house in Odisha’s Balasore 

The body of the three-year-old boy, who went missing under mysterious circumstances at Raipur village under Soro police limits in Balasore district on Monday, was found in a pond near his house on Tuesday. 

  • Tuesday, 02 January 2024
Bus Accident Near Nischintakoili In Cuttack
2 dead, over 40 injured in bus-truck head-on crash near Cuttack

As per reports, the bus was en route to Cuttack from Kendrapara when it hit the truck from the front. The front parts of both vehicles were completely damaged pinning the drivers inside them.

Odisha issues SOPs for vehicles during picnic season 
Odisha issues SOPs for vehicles during picnic season 

Given the spurt in road mishaps involving vehicles carrying picnickers, the Commerce and Transport Department of Odisha has issued standard operating procedures (SOPs) for vehicles going to picnic and tourist spots. 

  • Monday, 01 January 2024
40 picnickers injured as bus overturns at Taptapani ghati in Odisha 
40 picnickers injured as bus overturns at Taptapani ghati in Odisha 

In a tragic incident, over 40 picnickers including several children suffered critical injuries after the bus they were travelling in overturned at Taptapani ghati on Sunday. 

  • Sunday, 31 December 2023
Fire In Maharashtra Glove Factory
Six workers suffocate to death in sleep as Maharashtra glove factory burns

Meanwhile, the fire-fighters have brought the fire under control after nearly six hours and cooling operations are underway.

  • Sunday, 31 December 2023
Five including three minors die as boat capsizes in river in Odisha’s Koraput 
Five including three minors die as boat capsizes in river in Odisha’s Koraput 

On Wednesday afternoon, they were returning to their village in a fishing boat. It is suspected that their boat overturned due to some reasons and all went missing. 

  • Friday, 29 December 2023
Boat Capsize Spot
Woman dies, four missing as boat capsizes in Odisha’s Koraput

According to reports, three women along with their children had been to Badela village to attend a wedding function. While returning, the country-made boat capsized in the river near the village.

10 students injured, close shave for over 50 picnickers in separate road mishaps in Odisha
10 students injured, close shave for over 50 picnickers in separate road mishaps in Odisha

In yet another road mishap in Sonepur, at least seven students sustained grievous injuries after a picnic bus ferrying them hit a truck from rear near Khambasiripali.

Bus carrying tourists from West Bengal overturns near Daringbadi, 25 injured
Bus carrying tourists from West Bengal overturns near Daringbadi, 25 injured

According to sources, the tourists from West Bengal had come for vacation to Daringbadi by two buses. After touring Daringbadi, they were en route to Gopalpur via Brahmanigaon when the incident occurred.

Drunk driver causes multiple accidents in Bhubaneswar, detained
Drunk driver causes multiple accidents in Bhubaneswar, detained

A drunk driver was caught while he was trying to flee after hitting several vehicles and people in the Nayapalli area.

  • Monday, 25 December 2023
Mini Bus Rear-Ends Truck Parked On NH
1 dead, 5 critical as van carrying picnickers hits parked truck in Odisha’s Nayagarh

As per reports, the van with a picnic party of 15-16 youths was returning from Daringibadi in Kandhamal district to Cuttack’s Athagarh.

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