Those critically injured have reportedly been shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
As per reports, a man and his son died in a road accident in the morning. Immediately after their death, the man’s brother died of cardiac arrest.
A woman died and eight others were injured after the school bus they were travelling in met with an accident at Mantriamba ghat under Baipariguda Police limits in Koraput district on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the driver of the bus has been detained and further investigation is being carried out by police in connection with the accident.
The injured people were admitted to Dharmagarh, Junagarh and Bhawanipatna hospitals.
Sources said, the tourists from West Bengal’s Bankura had been to Puri. The incident occurred while they were on their way back home. Midway the vehicle’s tyre burst, leading to the mishap.
It is pertinent to mention here that there is a diversion near Nuapada chhak due to road construction and the service road at the spot is relatively narrow.
All the injured are from one family and hail from Bijepur in Bargarh district. On a bolero, all of them were on their way to Puri.
A six-year-old girl was killed and her father suffered critical injuries after a tractor knocked down their bike at Nidhibani Square under Bhogarai Police limits of Balasore district on Saturday.
In a tragic road mishap, three persons were killed and 13 others were severely injured in a collision between an SUV and an auto-rickshaw at Bijapur Square under Borigumma police limits of Koraput district on Friday.
In a tragic incident, at least six people died and 12 others were seriously injured after a truck of a Jatra troupe overturned at Bangiriposi Ghati on National Highway 49 in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday.
A case has been registered in this connection and a manhunt was launched to nab the absconding truck driver.
Follow these 5 road safety measures when driving - Keep your distance, buckle up, observe the speed limit, follow traffic signals, and never drink and drive.
Every year, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways organises the National Road Safety Week in India from January 11 to January 17, to create an awareness about the road safety practices.
The vehicle of sub-collector Bijayananda Sethi was coming from the Bolangir side while the victims on the motorcycle were coming from the Patanagarh side. The van and the bike collided head-on near Sarmuhani. The two on the motorcycle were thrown off under the impact and suffered critical injuries. The bike was damaged.