Tag: Road Accident

Minor boy injured after being 'hit by Odisha minister’s car' 
Minor boy injured after being 'hit by Odisha minister’s car' 

A minor boy was seriously injured after being allegedly hit by the car of Odisha Law Minister Jagannath Saraka on Saturday. 

  • Saturday, 06 January 2024
Class V student dies, another injured in road mishap in Odisha
Class V student dies, another injured in road mishap in Odisha

A school student died and another student sustained severe injuries after a tractor hit them near Nuapokhari Dhanaghar under Agarpada Police limits in Bhadrak district on Tuesday. 

  • Tuesday, 02 January 2024
10 students injured, close shave for over 50 picnickers in separate road mishaps in Odisha
10 students injured, close shave for over 50 picnickers in separate road mishaps in Odisha

In yet another road mishap in Sonepur, at least seven students sustained grievous injuries after a picnic bus ferrying them hit a truck from rear near Khambasiripali.

  • Thursday, 28 December 2023
Bus carrying tourists from West Bengal overturns near Daringbadi, 25 injured
Bus carrying tourists from West Bengal overturns near Daringbadi, 25 injured

According to sources, the tourists from West Bengal had come for vacation to Daringbadi by two buses. After touring Daringbadi, they were en route to Gopalpur via Brahmanigaon when the incident occurred.

  • Wednesday, 27 December 2023
Driver repairing flat tyre crushed to death in Bhadrak, another critical
Driver repairing flat tyre crushed to death in Bhadrak, another critical 

The mishap occurred near Chudamani temple when the truck suffered a flat tyre.

  • Wednesday, 27 December 2023
Odisha’s NH side hotel, dhaba owners asked to offer free tea to truck drivers
Odisha’s NH side hotel, dhaba owners asked to offer free tea to truck drivers

At a time when the increasing road mishaps have become a cause of concern for the Odisha government as well as road safety activists, the transport department’s move assumes importance. 

  • Thursday, 21 December 2023
Mini Bus Rear-Ends Truck Parked On NH
1 dead, 5 critical as van carrying picnickers hits parked truck in Odisha’s Nayagarh

As per reports, the van with a picnic party of 15-16 youths was returning from Daringibadi in Kandhamal district to Cuttack’s Athagarh.

  • Thursday, 21 December 2023
Accident
Eight dead as pick-up van collides with auto-rickshaw in Pune

Eight people were killed after a speeding pickup vehicle collided with an auto-rickshaw in Maharashtra's Pune district, police said on Monday.

  • Monday, 18 December 2023
Drunk, reckless driving major cause of accident deaths
Drunk, reckless driving major cause of accident deaths in Odisha; experts pin blame on govt

Drunk and reckless driving are the major reasons behind the surge in road accident deaths in Odisha, as per the latest report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

  • Saturday, 09 December 2023
5 dead after vehicle falls into gorge on Zojila Pass
5 dead after vehicle falls into gorge on Zojila Pass

Five people were killed on Thursday in a road accident on the Zojila Pass connecting the Kashmir Valley with the Ladakh region.

  • Thursday, 07 December 2023
Parking on NH to invite punishment: Bhubaneswar RTO 
Parking on NH to invite punishment: Bhubaneswar RTO 

The Keonjhar road accident that occurred on Friday, the first day of the zero fatality week, seems to have acted as a wake-up call for the authorities concerned. 

  • Saturday, 02 December 2023
17 deaths on first day of zero road fatality week in Odisha raise concern
17 deaths on first day of zero road fatality week in Odisha raise concern

As many as 17 people lost their lives in separate road accidents on Friday when the state was observing the first day of the zero fatality week. 

  • Friday, 01 December 2023
Engineering student crushed under truck wheels in Bhubaneswar
Engineering student crushed under truck wheels in Bhubaneswar

An engineering student was crushed under truck wheels in Bhubaneswar this morning.

  • Wednesday, 29 November 2023
Odisha to observe zero road fatality week again in December 
Odisha to observe zero road fatality week again in December 

Buoyed up by the encouraging results of the zero fatality week observed in April this year, the State Commerce and Transport Department has taken the decision to observe the week again in December.

  • Tuesday, 28 November 2023
Six, including three children, injured in road mishap in Odisha’s Keonjhar
Six, including three children, injured in road mishap in Odisha’s Keonjhar

All the injured persons are undergoing treatment at Keonjhar District Headquarters Hospital (DHH). 

  • Saturday, 25 November 2023
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