Couple killed, 4 injured in road mishap in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A couple was killed while four others sustained critical injuries in road mishap at Old Cuttack-Sambalpur Road under Bhapur Outpost near Jaripal in the district today. The deceased have been identified as Pratap Chandra Patnaik and his wife Lilabati.

As per reports, the couple was travelling towards Angul in a car when their vehicle collided with another car coming from the opposite side. The couple died on the spot while four others sustained critical injuries in the accident.

All the injured were rushed to District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) by the locals. The condition of the injured persons is said to be critical.

More details are awaited.