A series of accidents involving three cars have taken place on the busy Rasulgarh overbridge in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday night.
Though the cars involved in the series of accidents were damaged under the impact of the collision, all the occupants, fortunately, escaped unhurt.
The driver who reportedly caused the pileup crash is absconding.
Upon being informed, Mancheswar police reached the spot and started an investigation into the incident.
As per an eyewitness, a truck coming with a high speed hit few vehicles and in the process as many as three cars lost balance and hit each other from behind.
“The driver of the truck responsible for the accident managed to flee from the spot with the vehicle. Luckily, we got a narrow escape,” he said.
As per a local resident, frequent accidents are happening in the Capital city due to drunk driving.
“The transport department should have a strong vigil on drunk driving. Stern action should be taken against the culprits to avert accidents,” he said.