Chariot gets damaged after being hit by truck in Jaleswar

Balasore: Three days before the Rath Yatra, a speeding truck crashed into an under construction chariot of Lord Jagannath at Badabazar in Jaleswar town of the district on Wednesday night. The chariot got damaged in the mishap.

The West Bengal bound goods truck lost control and collided with chariot on the highway at Badabazar damaging major parts of the chariot. The Garuda Stambha in front of the temple was also broken completely in the accident.

Irate locals detained the driver and helper and later handed them over to police.

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