12 injured in Mayurbhanj Auto-Truck collision

Baripada: At least 12 persons, including two children were injured when the auto they were travelling in collided with a truck at Bamanaghati under Bangiriposi police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Sunday.

The incident took place when the people were going to attend a feast. All the injured, including five women and two children were rushed to the Baripada hospital through 108 ambulance.

Soon after the incident, the driver and helper of the truck fled away leaving the vehicle on the spot.

Meanwhile, police have seized the truck and started investigation.