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Tag: Road Accident

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 […]

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7 killed in three separate accidents in Odisha

Balasore/Dhenakal: As many as seven persons were killed and two critically injured in three separate accidents in Balasore and Dhenkanal districts today. Three persons were killed and a pregnant lady was critically injured when a ‘102’ ambulance, Janani Express, they were travelling in was hit by a truck from behind on NH-16 at Barungadia square […]

3 killed, five injured in separate road mishaps

Soro/Berhampur: At least three persons were killed and five injured in two separate road accidents in Balasore and Ganjam districts last night. According to sources, a person was killed and five injured when a private bus dashed against a truck near Nayak Bandha Chhak at Soro in Balsore district late last night. Five persons were […]

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Driver, helper charred after trailer catches fire in accident

Sambalpur: A driver and the helper of a trailer truck were charred to death following an accident near Charamal on NH-55. According to sources, the trailer truck hit a mini truck and overturned following which it overturned and caught fire. Sources informed that the driver of the mini truck has also been critically injured in […]

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24 dead as bus plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: At least 24 persons were killed and eight others injured when the bus they were travelling in plunged into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand late on Tuesday, police said. The accident took place near Nalupani in Uttarkashi district when a bus full of pilgrims from Indore, Madhya Pradesh were returning from the Gangotri shrine. Three […]

Man killed, another critically injured as truck hits them

Keonjhar: A person was crushed to death while another sustained critical injuries when a speedy truck hit them on national highway (NH)-215 at Biragobindpur Chhak under Ghasipur police limits in Keonjhar district early this morning. The deceased was identified as Ramachandra Naik. The two were returning home after defecating in a nearby field. While they […]

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Road mishaps claim three lives in Odisha

Mayurbhanj/Cuttack: Three persons were killed and three others injured in two separate road accidents in Cuttack and Mayurbhanj district today. In Mayurbhanj district, two persons died after a car in which they were travelling rammed into a stationary truck at Kalama Square under Baisinga police limits. Three others sustained severe injuries and they have been […]

2 killed in road mishap on NH-18 in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: In a tragic incident, two persons including a woman were killed and three injured when a car in which they were travelling rammed into truck from behind near Kalama Chhak on NH-18 under Baisinga police limits this morning. The grievously injured car passengers were immediately rushed to the Baisinga hospital for treatment and later shifted […]

Balasore accident: ASI killed after being hit by truck in Jaleswar

Jaleswar: In a tragic incident, an Assistant Sub-inspector was killed when a truck hit him from behind while he was on duty at Haladipada Bypass here, in Balasore district, on Monday night. The deceased has been identified as ASI Kuanra Majhi. According to reports, when police staff along with the ASI of Basta police station […]

Two killed in road mishap on Kathjodi bridge

Cuttack: Two persons were killed in a major road accident on the Kathjodi bridge here this morning. The deceased are yet to be identified. According to reports, while the two persons were riding on a bike, a vehicle hit their bike killing them on the spot. Getting information, police rushed to the spot, sent the dead bodies […]

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1 killed, 3 injured as dumper hits pick-up van

Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, a man standing on the roadside was killed while three others were injured when a dumper crashed into a pick-up van at Chandikhole in Jajpur district on Monday. According to reports, the dumper crashed into the pick-up van from the rear on Paradeep-Duburi road here. Sanjay Sahu of Subhadrapur village, […]

2 killed, 4 critically hurt in road mishap in Salipur

Salipur: In a saddening case, two persons lost their lives and four were critically injured when a marriage party vehicle collided head-on with a stationary truck near Bhatapada in Salipur of Cuttack late last night. The mishap occurred when the deceased, identified as Pramod Palei and Debasish Ray of Dikhsitpada village in Asureshwara, along with […]

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Cop thrashed by irate mob after youth’s death

Nayagarh: Tension ran high at Bahada Chhak in Nayagarh district today when some angry villagers thrashed a cop while protesting the death of a person in a road accident. According to sources, the villagers were staging a road blockade on the Khandapada-Bhapur road alleging death of one Prabin Das in a road mishap during police […]

Newspaper hawker dies in road mishap; locals block NH  

Sundargarh:  Villagers of Kutra  in Sundargarh district today blocked National Highway 10 protesting death of a person in a road accident this morning. Sources said a newspaper hawker was run over by a speedy 10 wheeler truck near the Kutra bus stand on the Sambalpur-Rourkela NH-10 during the wee hours today. The deceased was identified […]

Two bikers die, 1 injured in road mishap in Umerkote

Umerkote/Malkangiri: In a saddening incident, two bikers were killed and one was injured after their two-wheeler hit a roadside tree late last night in Umerkote. The person riding pillion on the two-wheeler has sustained grievous injuries and admitted to a nearby hospital. He was later shifted to a Visakhapatnam-based hospital after his condition worsened. The […]

Rourkela accident: CM announces Rs 2L ex-gratia for kin of deceased

  Rourkela: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the family of the four students killed in the tragic road mishap in Sundargarh district today. Besides, the state government will bear the medical expenses of the students who were also injured in the accident. Meanwhile, concerns have again been […]

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Two killed, 19 injured in separate road accidents in Odisha

Sundergarh/Mayurbhanj: Two persons were killed while 19 others were severely injured in separate road accidents in Odisha on Friday. In Sundergarh, one person was killed and four others were severely injured when a barat party vehicle toppled over at Kinjirikela under Badgaon police limits. In another incident, a pick up van overturned injuring 9 persons at […]

Kendrapara accident
Two persons killed, one injured in a road accident

Kendrapara: A 62-year-old man and his 35-year-old son died and two other injured today as the car in which they were travelling skidded off the road and turned turtle at Aanlabanka junction on the Paradip-Daitary Expressway, about 12 km from here. Akuli Sahu and his son Pramod Sahu succumbed to their injuries at the hospital, […]

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Five killed in separate road accidents in Odisha

Baripada/Sundergarh: Five persons were killed and four others seriously injured in two separate road accidents in Mayurbhanj and Sundergarh districts on Monday. Three persons died after a scooter collided head on with a car near Bankaban square near Amarda Road  in Mayurbhanj district late last night. The deceased have been identified as Gopal Krushna Das, […]

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Woman killed, husband injured as truck hits motor-cycle

Kendrapara: A woman was killed and her husband critically injured when their motor-cycle was hit by a truck on Cuttack-Chandballi state highway near here today, police said. The mishap took place near Jantilo inspection bungalow junction near here when the woman, identified as Kanaklata Sethy (38) was pillion riding and the truck rammed the bike, […]

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Six dead in three separate road accidents in Odisha

Khurda/Sambalpur/Bhadrak: Six persons were killed in at least three separate road accidents at different places in the state on Wednesday. In Khurda, a father-son duo was killed after a bus hit their bike from behind at Siko Bazaar. Aggrieved over the incident, locals staged a protest and later ransacked the Siko police outpost. In a […]