Eight injured in road accidents

Rourkela: At least eight persons were injured in separate road accidents in the steel city here, police said today.

About 20 vegetable vendors including women were travelling in a van which overturned at Tareikela under Bisra police limit near hereon Sunday night. Of them, four were injured and admitted to hospital at Bisra.

In an another mishap, four passengers of a three-wheeler were injured when the autorickshaw collided head-on with a truck near Tarakera on NH-23 on the outskirts of the city under Raghunathpally police limit last night. All four injured were admitted to Rourkela Government Hospital here.