6 die, two injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Jharsuguda/Jeypore: Six persons were killed while two were left critical in separate road mishaps at different places in the State today.

In the first incident, a woman and son were mowed down by a car near BadamalaChhak in Jharsuguda while crossing road. The mishap victims were identified as Sujata Buda (27) and son Surya Buda (7). Both of them died on the spot following the accident.

Police have detained the driver and seized the vehicle.

Similarly, two persons were killed after two bikes collided head on in Sunabeda of Koraput district. The deceased have been identified as Suresh Samant of Jatapadar and Tapas Sethi of the district. Condition of another person injured in the mishap is stated to be critical.

In the third incident, two persons died while one was left critically injured when a truck hit a bike near Phetcol petrol pump on NH-143 in Rourkela.