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Tag: Road Accident

Youth dies in road mishap, locals block Bhadrak-Chandbali road

Bhadrak: Vehicular movement on the Bhadrak-Chandbali main road was disrupted on Saturday following a demonstration by locals protesting the death of a youth in a road accident near Baharpal village in Bhadrak district Friday. Irate locals staged the demonstration by placing the body of the youth Chinmay Pallai on the road and burning tyres demanding […]

Three of family killed in road mishap

Dhenkanal: Three members of a family were killed when the car in which they were travelling collided head on with a truck on National Highway 55 near Navbharat square under Motanga police limits in Dhenkanal district last night. The deceased have been identified as Gobind Tripathy, his wife Monalisa Tripahty and their 25-year-old son Sourav […]

22 from Bhubaneswar injured as bus turns turtle in Ganjam

Bhubaneswar: At least 22 persons from Bhubaneswar were injured as the bus they were travelling in, turned turtle near Gokarnapur village in Digapahandi of Ganjam district this morning. The injured have been rushed to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur. The passengers- all of them residents of Salia Sahi in Bhubaneswar, were on […]

2 killed, 2 injured in multi-truck collision in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Two persons, including a Home Guard were killed and two others critically injured in a collision involving four trucks near Charampa railway over bridge on NH-16 in Bhadrak district today. The incident occurred during RTO checking at around 6.30 AM. Sources said a speeding truck going towards Balasore from Cuttack hit the Home Guard […]

Indian pacer Shami escapes with minor injuries in road accident

Dehradun: India pacer Mohammed Shami has escaped with minor injuries after being involved in a road accident while traveling from Dehradun to New Delhi. Shami, who is in the Delhi Daredevils IPL team, was returning to New Delhi from Dehradun in a car yesterday when it collided with a truck. Shami sustained minor injuries and […]

15 Odia pilgrims injured as bus falls off bridge in Tata

Bhubaneswar/Jharkhand: In a major road mishap, at least 15 persons were injured after a tourist bus carrying pilgrims from Odisha fell off a bridge near Tata in Jharkhand late Friday night. The incident occurred when the tourist bus ‘Sriramjee Benz’ carrying around 50 Muslim pilgrims from Cuttack, Kendrapara and Soro areas of Odisha was returning […]

2 minor girls mowed down by truck in Balasore 

Balasore: In a tragic incident, two minor girl students were killed when a speeding truck ran over them after hitting a bike near Bhelora Chhak on NH-60 in Jaleswar on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Rupa Das (10) and Gouri Das (13) of Bhelora village. Three persons, who were travelling on bike, sustained […]

Woman Sarpanch killed in road mishap

Rourkela: Sarpanch of Kaimati panchayat and Biju Mahila Janata Dal (BMJD) President of Dhenkanal district, Mitanjali Swain was killed last night in Rourkela after being hit by an unidentified vehicle. As per sources, Mitanjali along with her father and mother had boarded an auto from Rourkela railway station and was heading towards her paternal house […]

2 killed as mini truck overturns in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Two persons were killed while another sustained critical injuries when a mini truck turned turtle near the Superintendent of Police (SP) office on Cuttack-Chandbali road on Sunday night. The deceased have been identified as mini truck’s driver Ramesh Swain of Balipada and Pabitra Sutar of Pattamundai area. Sources said the onion-laden mini truck was […]

27 die as truck falls into water channel

Bhavnagar: At least 27 persons, mostly women and children, were killed on Tuesday when a truck fell into a water channel in Bhavnagar district in Gujarat. The accident occurred near Ranghola village on the Bhavnagar-Rajkot highway, when the truck ferrying around 60 people enroute to a wedding, plunged 20 feet into the water channel. Those […]

Two siblings killed, 2 injured after ambulance hits truck

Soro: Two persons were killed while two others sustained critical injuries after an ambulance they were traveling in hit a stationary truck near Soro police station on National Highway-16 in Balasore district during the wee hours today. As per information, Sheikh, a resident of Mirjapur area under Egra police limits in Kolkata was shifting his […]

Ambulance ransacked after road mishap in Baripada

Baripada: Tension ran high after a youth died in a road accident near Raghunathpur in Baripada on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Subham Poddar (19). Following the incident, locals staged a demonstration and later ransacked an ambulance for arriving late to the accident spot. According to reports, Subham was travelling with his mother […]

4 dead, 3 critical in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Umerkote/Angul: As many as four persons were killed while three others sustained grievous injuries in two separate road accidents in Umerkote and Angul today. As per sources, two persons were killed and two others were critically hurt after a mini truck ran over a bike at Darghaguda in Umerkote. Reportedly, four persons of a family […]

Groom's father, uncle killed in road mishap on wedding day

Kalahandi: In a tragic incident, two members of a marriage party were killed while five others were critically injured in a road mishap near Khairmal in the district on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as groom’s father Mohan Sunani and uncle Chandra Behera. According to reports, nearly seven persons of a marriage party including […]

9 dead, 7 injured as truck overturns in Gajapati

Gajapati: Nine persons were killed and seven others sustained grievous injuries after a brick-laden truck overturned near Luhajhar ghati in Gumma block of Paralakhemundi in Gajapati district on Tuesday. According to reports, the mishap occurred after the driver of the truck lost control and the vehicle fell into a 50-ft gorge below. The truck was […]

3 youths charred to death after accident

Baripada: Three youths were charred to death after their motorcycle caught fire following a suspected road accident on NH 49 near Katas under Bisoi police limits in Mayurbhanj district late on Saturday night. The deceased have been identified as Charan Lohar of Bangiriposhi, Bably Majhi and Satrughan Majhi of Ghodabandar area. Though the exact reason […]

One killed, 4 injured as car hits tree near Kushabhadra bridge

Puri: One person was killed and four others, including a woman, injured when the car they were travelling in rammed into a tree on the roadside near Kushabhadra bridge in Puri district early this morning. Sources said all of them, including the deceased identified as Nanda Kishore Mohapatra, are residents of Bhubaneswar. They were returning […]

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5 wrestlers, among 6 killed in Maharashtra road accident

Mumbai: Five wrestlers and a driver were killed in a major road accident in Sangli district of Maharashtra early on Saturday, police said. The accident took place around 1 a.m. when an SUV carrying the grapplers rammed headlong into an oncoming tractor carrying sugarcane. Five others, including wrestlers, were injured in the accident and they […]

5 BSF Jawans injured as van overturns in Koraput

Koraput:  At least five BSF jawans were injured while a van they were travelling in overturned at Bandikhar Ghat in Narayanpatna of Koraput district today. The incident occurred when the jawans of 195 Battalion were returning to Laxmipur camp in the district after conducting an operation. The van carrying 15 jawans turned turtle turned at […]

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Man loses legs after being hit by truck in Paradip

Paradip: In an unfortunate incident, two persons were critically injured after a truck hit the two-wheeler they were riding near Nilachal market under Bhutamundai in Paradip Tuesday night. The legs of one of the injured have been severed in the mishap. As per sources, the accident occurred at around 9 pm when a coal- laden […]

3 killed, 4 injured in separate road accidents across Odisha

Angul/Balasore/Bolangir: In a spate of road mishaps reported from across Odisha on Sunday, three persons were killed while four other got critically injured. Two bike borne youths were hit by a speeding truck in Angul district on NH-55 killing the duo on the spot. The deceased were identified as residents of Khamar area in the […]

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Passenger bus rams into tree in Sambalpur, 2 critical

Sambalpur: Four days after a bus carrying 40 passengers skidded off the road in Keonjhar, another similar incident has been reported from Sambalpur district on Friday. At least six persons were injured and two got critical after a passenger bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and rammed into a tree here near […]

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 […]