Three die in separate accidents

Bhubaneswar: Two dead and three were injured in a road mishap at Palalahada under Angul district today morning when a rice-loaded truck parked at NH-9 near Rajamunda chhak was hit by a grapes-laden truck from behind.

Soon after that, the latter vehicle was hit by a troller killing a driver and a helper on the spot. The injured persons have been admitted to Palalahada hospital.

In another incident, Sanjay Kumar Behera of Jaleswar allegedly killed due to faulty barricade construction near Barabati stadium in Cuttack on Saturday night. Sanjay, a junior engineer of Killa maidan water supply department while returning from Ranihat hit his car with a barricade constructed on road leaving him dead on the spot. Co-workers of the deceased alleged that Sanjay died because of the faulty construction on road. Water Supply Committee of Cuttack has demanded compensation for the family of Sanjay.