26 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Nayagarh/Mayurbhanj/Balasore: As many as 26 persons sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Nayagarh, Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts today.

In Nayagarh, 12 persons were injured after a head-on collision between two cars near Kaliapada area under Daspalla Police limits in the district. Sources said, the victims were heading towards Hatasahi in Daspalla after attending a marriage function at Kantilo when the mishap occurred.

All the injured were rushed to Daspalla Community Health Centre (CHC) where they are currently undergoing treatment; condition of seven victims are stated to be critical.

Meanwhile, police have initiated a probe into the incident.

In another mishap, nine persons suffered injury after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned at Sunapal Chaak near Udala block in Mayurbhanj district.

As per reports, the vehicle carrying wedding band party members was returning to Athapada from Udala. The injured were initially rushed to Udala hospital by the locals and later two of them were shifted to Baripada hospital as their condition deteriorated.

On getting information Udala Police reached the spot and launched an investigation into the incident.

In Balasore, five persons were injured after a bike was hit by a speeding SUV near Kanthalia Chhak in Jaleswar area.

The injured were initially rushed to Jaleswar hospital by the locals and later two of them were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) as their condition deteriorated.