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Six killed in bus-truck collision in Maharashtra

Latur (Maharashtra): At least six passengers were killed when a local state transport bus collided head-on with an oncoming truck on the Ausa-Nilanga state highway on Saturday, an official said. According to the Latur Police Control, the accident occurred at 3.00 p.m. near the Chalburga Phata, around 30 km from here. A speeding truck rammed […]

3 killed, 5 injured in road accident

Nayagarh: Two persons were killed and five others severely injured after a car and an auto-rickshaw collided head-on at Bagara chowk in Daspalla area on NH-57 here in the wee hours on Friday. According to information, while two occupants in the auto-rickshaw died on the spot, the five injured were initially rushed to Nayagarh hospital with the […]

Over 12 critical after bus collides with pickup van

Cuttack: More than 12 persons sustained severe injuries after a bus carrying pilgrims collided with a pickup van in Tangi in Cuttack district. According to sources, a private bus coming from Kolkata to Puri hit a pickup van near a petrol pump in Tangi on NH-16. Police with the help of locals rescued the victims. […]

Two killed after car hits tree in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: At least two persons were killed and another sustained critical injuries after a car they were traveling in dashed against a tree near Badabahal under Bhasma police limits late on Friday night. The deceased were identified as Roshan Nayak of Masnikani and a woman of Bhedabahal village of the district. The incident took place […]

Driver killed as dumper falls off bridge in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: The driver of a dumper was killed when the vehicle fell off a bridge near Gauduniposh under Lahunipada police limits in the district today. The incident occurred when the dumper loaded with bricks fell around 50 feet down from the bridge. The driver died on the spot. Later, a rescue operation was carried out […]

1 killed, 8 injured in road mishap in Balasore

Balasore: One person was killed while eight others were injured after a Bolero vehicle skidded off the road on NH 60 in Balasore. According to reports, nine persons from Bhadrak Basudevpur were on their way to witness Durga Puja in West Bengal when their vehicle fell off Nidhipanda bridge at Balasore. According to police, the […]

Cyclist dies in head-on collision with bike; locals block NH

Dhenkanal: A cyclist was killed in a head-on collision with a motorcycle in Muktapasi village under Kamakhyanagar police limits of Dhenkanal district on Monday. According to sources, the deceased Baruna Dehuri succumbed to injuries on the spot following the accident. Soon, locals rescued motorcyclist Manas Behera who was also injured and rushed him to Muktapasi […]

Dutee suspects Blue Whale game behind cousin’s death

Bhubaneswar: Sprinter Dutee Chand today claimed that her cousin, who was killed in a road accident recently, died pursuing challenges of the online suicide game Blue Whale. In a post on social media, the international sprinter said the Blue Whale challenge took the life of her brother Utkal Keshari Guin (24). She said, “Suspecting his […]

Two killed, 19 passengers hurt in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Cuttack/Balasore: Two persons were killed and as many as 19 others injured in two separate road mishaps in the State today. In Cuttack district, two persons including the driver of a bus were killed as the vehicle hit a stationary truck from behind near Bainchua under Tangi police limits on NH-16 late last night. While […]

2 engineering students killed, 1 injured in road accident

Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, two students of a private engineering college were killed and one sustained grievous injuries in a road accident near Khandagiri square in the Capital City on Sunday. The incident occurred this morning in front of a hotel near Khandagiri Square when the car in which they were travelling lost control […]

Last rites of Sambalpur accident victims performed

Sambalpur: A day after the tragic road accident which claimed lives of ten people and left four others seriously injured, the last rites of the victims were held today. Amid tears and gloomy atmosphere, villagers of Paramanpur took the bodies of the deceased in a procession for mass funeral. Earlier on Monday, three people died […]

Death toll in Sambalpur road accident rises to 10; ex-gratia announced

Sambalpur: Death toll in today’s road mishap in Sambalpur rose to ten with three more persons succumbing to injuries at hospital. Earlier, seven persons were killed and three others critically injured in a road accident on NH-55 near Bhawanipalli under Jujumara police limits. All the deceased hail from Parmanpur and were returning in a ‘Tata […]

Bus overturns in Dhenkanal; no casualty reported

Dhenkanal: Around 50 bus passengers had a narrow escape when the vehicle turned turtle near Jharagadia today. The driver and other staff of the bus ‘Nilakantha’ fled the spot after the mishap. The ill-fated bus was going towards Angul from Cuttack. Local police reached the spot and started preliminary probe into the accident.

One killed in accident, locals block NH

Jharsuguda: Tension ran high in Jharsuguda after locals blocked the NH-49 protesting the death of a person in a road accident here on Friday. According to sources, the incident took place today morning when a truck coming along the NH-49 hit a person at Khaliamala Chhak killing him on the spot. Irate over this, the […]

Truck runs over two CISF personnel

Angul: Two CISF personnel died in a road accident here at FCI square under Nalco police limits late on Friday night. The deceased identified as Prakash Dibakar and Jitendra were posted as CISF personnel at Nalco. Sources said, their motor cycle lost control and collided against a road divider. A speeding truck hit them as they fell […]

Driver charred to death inside car

Jharsuguda: In an unfortunate and deadly road accident, a car driver was charred to death in the moving vehicle near Pradhanpara football field on Katujor-Pipilimal road under Belpahar police limits. According to sources, the incident occurred at around 7:30PM and the locals spotted the burning car and informed the police. Soon, police and fire tenders […]

Irate locals block NH-60 after villager killed in mishap

Balasore: Irate locals blocked NH-60 near Phuladi Chhak under Sahadebkhunta police limits demanding an ex gratia for family of a villager, who was run over by a truck on the national highway this morning. They sought the district administration’s intervention in setting up of proper traffic management system at the chhak as five persons have […]

6 hurt in ambulance-pick up van collision in Rayagada

Rayagada: Six persons were injured when an ambulance hit a stationary pick-up van from behind near Siliguda in the wee hours today. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital and their conditions are stated to be stable. The mishap occurred when the ambulance carrying the six persons including a patient on its way to […]

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One dead, 30 injured as bus turns turtle in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: One person died while 30 others have been injured when a bus carrying them turned turtle at Naksapalli on NH-55 late on Saturday night. Sources said, a bus named Jagabandhu which commutes between Bargarh and Bhubaneswar lost control near Naksapalli on Angul-Sambalpur national highway and toppled. The exact reason for the accident is yet […]

Driver dies as truck falls off 20-feet bridge

Boudh: One man was killed when a truck fell off a 20-feet bridge near Masanipada on National Highway- 57 in Boudh district last night. The deceased, who was the truck driver, is reported to be a resident of Khurda area. The incident took place when the truck going towards Bolangir from Khurda fell off the […]

10 killed in UP road accident

Lucknow: Ten people, including nine members of a family, were killed on Sunday when the car they were travelling in fell into a canal in Mathura, police said. The accident occurred at the Mathura-Jajampatti road. The victims hailed from Bareilly. The driver of the car, en route from from Bharatpur, was also killed in the […]

Nine killed in Maharashtra road accident

Mumbai: At least nine passengers were killed and 20 others injured on Sunday when a bus coming from Mumbai lost control and plunged into a ditch, police said.   According to the police, the driver of the bus en route to Beed city lost control and plunged over 100 feet into the ditch at around […]

Gangtok Road Mishap: Bodies of Four Odias reach village

Balangir: The dead bodies of four Odias, who were killed in a road accident in Gangtok recently, reached here late on Friday night. A pal of gloom descended on Talpalipada village of the district when the dead bodies arrived here for burial. The deceased have been identified as Michael Bag, his wife Minu Bag, daughter […]

Four Odias killed in road mishap in Gangtok

Bolangir: In a tragic incident, four Odias including three members of a family died in a road accident at Gangtok in Sikkim. The deceased include a couple and their daughter of Talapalipada villlage of Bolangir district. According to sources four Odia families had gone to Gangtok for the summer vacation in two vehicles. One of […]

Three youths burnt alive as car catches fire in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: Three youths were burnt alive as their car caught fire after colliding with a tree at Sukhajor under Lephripara PS in Sundergarh district late on Tuesday night. As per an eye witness, the speeding car lost control and crashed into a tree. Its engine caught fire and suddenly engulfed the whole vehicle. The three […]