Saswat Singhdeo

Mayurbhanj: A truck loaded with gas cylinders fell off a bridge near Bishoi police station at Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj today. Following the accident, the driver of the truck sustained critical injuries.

According to sources, the truck on its way to Baripada from Jamshedpur, lost balance and fell off the bridge. On getting information, a team of cops reached the spot and rescued the driver with the help of locals. Later, the injured driver was admitted to Bishoi hospital.

Eyewitnesses said that the truck veered off the bridge after ramming into the damaged safety pillars of the bridge. A police investigation is currently underway.