One killed, 11 injured in separate road accidents

Angul/Keonjhar: One person was killed while as many as 11 persons were injured in separate road mishaps across Odisha today.

In Keonjhar, one person was killed while 7 others were injured when a borewell drilling vehicle overturned in Kanjipani Ghati.

According to sources, the borewell drilling vehicle was going from Kanjipani to Telkoi when it lost its balance and overturned. Soon after the accident, firefighters and police personnel reached the spot and rescued the injured persons.

The injured persons have been admitted to Keonjhar district hospital.

In another incident, a speeding four-wheeler car lost control and hit four persons on the roadside in Angul today. The injured included two school students.

According to sources, the vehilce was going from Banarpal to Mahidharpur when the driver of the vehicle lost control and rammed into a roadside eatery. Apart from the two students, the eatery owner and another person were injured in the accidents.

All the injured have been admitted to Angul district headquarters hospital.