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Tag: Road Accident

One dies in accident; Kalahandi villagers block road

Bhawanipatna: Vehicular movement on Bhawanipatna-Dharmagarh highway in Kalahandi district was disrupted today as locals staged a road blockade protesting death of a person in a road accident at Kashibahal last night. The angry locals staged the road blockade by keeping the dead body on the road. They demanding adequate compensation for the family members of […]

One dies in accident; locals torch oil tanker in Bhuban

Dhenkanal: Tension ran high in Bhuban area of Dhenkanal district last night as some angry locals torched an oil tanker that had caused an accident leading to the death of a youth in evening. Sources said an oil tanker had dashed a motorcycle at Palas Pithia under Bhubana police limits in Dhenkanal district last evening. […]

Berhampur accident
Couple killed in bike-truck collision

Berhampur: A man and his wife were killed when the motorbike on which they were travelling collided with a truck near Pathurinala under Khallikote police station limit in Ganjam district today, police said. The deceased, identified as M.Pradip (46) and his wife M.Susmita Subudhi (45) of Talasara village, were going towards Bhejiput when they met […]

Two women among 4 killed in road accident

Jajpur: In a tragic incident, four persons, including two women were killed when a car hit a stationary truck from behind at Jarka in Jajpur district during the wee hours today. The identities of the deceased are yet to be identified. Sources said the car that was going towards Bhubaneswar from West Bengal dashed against […]

Two killed as truck overturns at Taptapani

Mohana: Two persons were killed while another injured when a truck laden with corns overturned at Taptapani Ghati here in Ganjam district today. The driver of the truck is among the deceased. Sources said the truck, which was going towards Berhampur from Chandragiri, turned turtle as its driver lost control over the vehicle. The injured […]

30 injured as picnic bus hits truck

Athagarh: Over 30 persons were injured when a picnic bus carrying them hit a hyva truck at Khuntuni Bazaar in Cuttack district in the wee hours today. Condition of five of them is stated to be critical. All injured belong to Motalibandha village under Balianta police limits in Khurdha district. All the injured were admitted […]

Two Youths die as bike collides with truck

Bhadrak: Two youths were killed in a road accident at Charampa in Bhadrak district last night. The deceased were identified as Sanjay Kumar Goswami and Ajay Samal. The accident occurred when their bike collided with a truck. Some locals rescued the two in critical condition and admitted them to the district headquarters hospital (DHH). The […]

Petrol Pump owner killed in road accident

Rourkela: A petrol pump owner was killed in a road accident on NH-143 near Darjing under Lahunipara police station in Sundargarh district this morning. The deceased was identified as Lal Mohan Mahali. When Lal Mohan was going to the petrol pump on his bike at around 8 AM, a 10 wheeler iron-laden truck going towards […]

21 injured as bus collides with truck in Balasore

Balasore: At least 21 persons were injured, two of them critically, when a passenger bus had head-on collision with a truck on NH-60 at Mirigi Mundi Chhak under Rupsa police limits in Balasore district today. The driver of the truck is also among the injured persons, who were admitted to the Balasore hospital. The incident […]

Man killed in road accident in Athagarh

Athagarh: A person was killed when the bike he was riding on collided with a dumper near a petrol pump on Ansupa road under Athagarh police station in Cuttack district this morning. The person died on the spot. However, the identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained. The Athagarh police sent the body […]

SBI branch manager dies in bike-truck collision

Konark: The branch manager of State Bank of India (SBI) Nayahat branch died in a road accident at Nimapara Dolabedi Chhak in Puri district today. The deceased was identified as houdhury Harihar Gajendra Mohapatra of Nuagaon. The incident occurred when the bike he was riding on had a head-on collision with a speeding truck. Harihar, […]

Two killed as van hits tree in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Two persons died when a van they were travelling in dashed against a roadside tree at Gargadbahal village under Jujumura police limits on NH-55 in Sambalpur district today. The accident occurred on the Sambalpur-Redhakhol national highway. One of the deceased is the driver of the van. Later, police reached the spot and started investigation […]

Two die, 2 hurt as car hits tree in Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: Two persons of a family died while another two sustained critical injuries as the car they were travelling in dashed against a tree on NH-26 near Chancher under Kesinga police station in Kalahandi district late on Sunday night. The deceased were identified as Basanti Suna (56) and her 10-year-old granddaughter Prabhasini Suna. A couple […]

Two die, one hurt as bike falls off bridge at Baripada

Baripada: In a tragic incident, two persons died and another sustained injury when a motorcycle fell off a bridge near Munsibandh under Sadar police station this morning. The deceased identified as Ranjan Behera and Rahul Mukhi of Tulsi Chaura area. The incident took place when the two were returning to Anlapada on the bike and […]

9 persons killed in separate accidents in Odisha

Bhubaneswar/ Berhampur/ Khurda/ Nayagarh: As many as 9 persons were killed in Odisha is separate road accidents. Four from a family were killed in Gosani Nuagaon in Berhampur after a bus hit a motorbike from behind. According to sources, Santosh Gouda of Banthapalli Kachadapalli village was travelling on his motorcycle along with his family members […]

Man dies in road accident in Angul

Angul: A person died in a road accident at Phuljhari under the Chhendipada police station in Angul district today. The deceased was identified as Gurubari Nayak Phuljhari village. He died after being hit by a Tata Ace. Angry over the situation, locals staged a road blockade demanding compensation for the family members of the diseased. […]

Angul Bus Mishap: Govt forms three-member probe committee

Angul: With the death of six passengers in a tragic road accident near Tukuda in Angul district this afternoon, the district administration, acting on the directive of the state government, formed a three-member committee to probe into the incident. Making an announcement to this effect in the media in the evening, Angul Collector Anil Kumar […]

Actor Amlan Das injured in road accident

Cuttack: Ollywood actor and renowned actor Mihir Das’ son Amlan Das was seriously injured in a road accident in Cuttack late on Monday night. Two other people, who were in the car, were also injured in the accident. The two others were his driver and a friend. The incident took place when the actor was […]

Odia pilgrim among three killed in Nashik road mishap

Mumbai: An Odia pilgrim among three died and 36 Odia pilgrims injured, 15 of them seriously, in a tragic road accident in Nashik district in Maharashtra on Friday night. According to reports, a tourist bus, bearing registration number MH-17-BD-5155, was on the way to Shirdi carrying 39 Odia pilgrims belonging to Dharmasala block in Jajpur […]

One dies, 20 hurt in Boudh road accident  

Boudh: One person was killed and 20 injured when a bus collided with a speedy truck on the NH-224 at Harekrushnapur Chhak in Boudh district late on Monday night. While the injured persons were admitted to the Puruna Katak hospital, five seriously-injured were later transferred to the VSS Medical College and Hospital in Burla. All […]

Nabarangpur ASP dies in road accident

Berhampur: In a tragic incident, Nabarangpur ASP Ashok Kumar was killed in a road accident at Icchapur near Berhampur late on Wednesday night. While the cop died on the spot the driver of the vehicle sustained serious injuries and was admitted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital at Berhampur. Sources said ASP Nayak was […]

Hurtling Along the Road to Death

By Sandeep Sahu As a society, we don’t really value lives – especially if they belong to the poor and the ordinary. If we did, all hell should have broken loose after the ghastly mishap in the Gailo ghat in Deogarh on April 17 this year, which claimed 27 lives. The spine-chilling mishap should have […]

30 injured as bus overturns in Boudh

Boudh: At least 30 persons were injured when a private bus overturned at Masinapada Chhak on the NH-57 near Manamunda in Boudh district late on Thursday night. The bus overturned and fell off a bridge after the driver of the bus that was going to Diptipur in Bargarh district from Bhubaneswar lost control of the […]

Six students, woman hurt in road mishap

Malkangiri: Six school students and a woman were injured in a road accident near MV-126 village under Kalimela police limits in Malkangiri district this morning. Reports said an auto-rickshaw was on its way to a school carrying six students and a woman when the driver lost control of the vehicle on a ghat road near […]

Balianta accident
Student among 3 killed in car-truck collision

Bhubaneswar: In a deadly road accident, three persons, including a student, were killed at Anantpur near Balianta in Khurda district today. Another person who was seriously injured in the accident has been shifted to Cuttack hospital. According to sources, the accident occurred when a car on its way from nearby Sailo village dashed against a […]