Tag: Road Accident

On way home from wedding ceremony, 3 killed after car rams into tree in Nabarangpur
On way home from wedding ceremony, 3 killed after car rams into tree in Nabarangpur

On their way back home, the vehicle rammed into a tree alongside the main road after the driver lost control over the wheels.

  • Friday, 30 June 2023
5 dead, 9 critical as truck rams into wedding procession in Odisha
5 dead, 9 critical as truck rams into wedding procession in Odisha's Keonjhar

The mishap occurred in the wee hours of Wednesday at Sathighar Sahi near National Highway 20 passing through Keonjhar.

  • Wednesday, 28 June 2023
'Illegally' parked trucks on NH, a bane for commuters in Odisha 
'Illegally' parked trucks on NH, a bane for commuters in Odisha 

Local residents alleged that accidents, minor and major ones, are occurring on the road on a regular basis due to the illegally parked trucks that encroach upon the road. 

  • Thursday, 15 June 2023
Purunakatak Police Station
Scooter rider dead in head-on collision with bus in Odisha’s Boudh

As per reports, the bus was on its way to Raipur from Berhampur when the mishap occurred. All the passengers of the bus were reportedly unhurt.

  • Friday, 02 June 2023
Odisha govt asks Collectors, SPs to take measures to bring down road accidents, fatalities  
Odisha govt asks Collectors, SPs to take measures to bring down road accidents, fatalities  

During the year 2022, 5467 persons were killed in road accidents at a growth of 7.6% compared to 2021.

  • Friday, 02 June 2023
Woman, 6-year-old daughter killed in road mishap in Odisha, roadblock staged  
Woman, 6-year-old daughter killed in road mishap in Odisha, roadblock staged  

Muktar Khan of Mulisingh area under Tirtol police limits along with his daughter-in-law and two granddaughters was going to a nearby hospital on a scooter. As they were nearing Chasapada Square, a sand-laden truck hit them. 

  • Tuesday, 30 May 2023
Newly-wed doctor dies in Bhubaneswar road mishap
Newly-wed doctor dies in Bhubaneswar road mishap

Three months ago, the deceased doctor married Dr Sushree Sangita, who works at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack..

  • Sunday, 28 May 2023
RS MP Niranjan Bishi's Car After Hitting Scooter Rider
Man dies after BJD MP Niranjan Bishi’s car hits his scooter

The deceased has been identified as Tankadhara Biswal of Inapur village in Larambha. While it was alleged that Bishi was inside the vehicle when the mishap occurred, the parliamentarian, however, denied the allegations.

  • Wednesday, 24 May 2023
2 dead, 2 critical as truck hits hyva on NH 16 in Balasore
2 dead, 2 critical as truck hits hyva on NH 16 in Balasore

While the exact reason behind the accident was not known immediately, it is suspected that the driver dozed off thereby losing control over the truck.

  • Friday, 05 May 2023
Accident In Talcher
Five dead in separate fatal road mishaps in Odisha

While three persons including two minors were run over by a speeding car in Talcher, a couple was hit by a truck in Bolangir.

  • Friday, 28 April 2023
3 killed, 6 injured as auto falls into 15-ft-deep gorge in Odisha 
3 killed, 6 injured as auto falls into 15-ft-deep gorge in Odisha 

The ill-fated auto-rickshaw carrying nine passengers was heading toward Nuagada. As the driver was negotiating a turn at Keradanga Ghat, he lost control of the vehicle, resulting in the mishap. 

  • Friday, 21 April 2023
2 dead, 4 critical as poclain crashes into SUV in Sundargarh coal mine
2 dead, 4 critical as poclain crashes into SUV in Sundargarh coal mine

The deceased have been identified as Jagdish Oram and Umakant Patel. While Oram used to work as a shift-in-charge, Patel was a machine operator in the mines.

  • Tuesday, 11 April 2023
Jajpur Road Accident
Three killed in tragic road mishap, 2 battling for life in Odisha's Jajpur 

According to an eyewitness, the driver of the pickup van might have rammed the vehicle into the truck due to fog or rash driving.

  • Saturday, 08 April 2023
Six dead as Bolero carrying wedding party falls into canal in Odisha's Sambalpur
6 dead, 2 critical as Bolero carrying wedding party falls into canal in Sambalpur

Even though the exact reason behind the tragic mishap was not known immediately, it is suspected that the vehicle plunged into the canal after the driver lost balance over the wheels.

  • Friday, 31 March 2023
2 dead, 5 critical as bus hits hyva truck in Odisha
2 dead, 5 critical as bus hits hyva truck in Odisha

The injured persons were immediately rescued and rushed to Rourkela government hospital.

  • Monday, 27 March 2023
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