Chief Minister Hemant Soren condoled the deaths and directed the district administration to ensure proper treatment of the injured persons.
While 3 youths died on spot, 6 others were grievously injured. The injured persons have been rushed to a hospital in Raikia for treatment.
Ampani Police rushed to the spot after getting information and rushed the critically injured driver Sahu to Community Health Centre (CHC) at Kokasara in Kalahandi district. However, Sahu was declared dead by the doctors.
The rising cases of deaths and injuries resulting from road accidents have been a major concern in Odisha. The State registered 4,738 fatalities due to road mishaps in 2020. The same year, around 5,000 suffered injuries, State Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera informed at the State level Road Safety Council meeting on Thursday.
In Odisha, the fatality rate (death per 100 accidents) is 48 compared to the national average of 36, according to the data shared by the State Transport Department.
Authorities said that a mechanical failure caused the truck to hit a retaining wall on a curve before crashing into a pedestrian bridge, leading the cargo container to detach and overturn on the asphalt.
These are the images of a goods-laden truck which overturned near Nayagarh on Khordha-Balangir road.
Of the two deceased, one has been identified as the groom’s father who was the Sarpacnch of Pandripani Pachayat.
Six persons, including the five distant relatives of the late Bollywood actor, were killed when their SUV collided with a truck in Bihar's Lakhisarai district on November 16, police said.
As many as 30000 volunteers staying or working at the eateries and different business establishments located near accident prone will be trained under the state-level programme of the State Transport Department as First Responders who will reach out to victims of road accidents.
"Ten bodies have been recovered from the spot and one died at a hospital.
The district of Khordha witnessed two road mishaps on late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning respectively that took two lives and injured three.
The REET will be held on September 26 in which nearly 16.5 lakh students will be appearing. It is considered to be a major exam in the state and hence strict security measures have been adopted.
These are some shocking images from near Dahod in Gujarat. A road mishap that could have proven deadly was averted in the nick of time.
The applauding act of the bus driver, identified as Sunil Kumar Mohanty, saved the lives of many.
The mishap took place when the family was returning to Rourkela from Kolkata. The ill-fated car hit the tree causing the death of a man, his wife and two children on the spot.
At around 3 to 4 am today, Surendra along with his wife and three relatives was on his way from Berhampur in Ganjam district to Rourkela in Sundargarh district when the driver lost control over the vehicle which rammed into a roadside tree.
The death toll in the head-on collision between a double-decker bus and a loader ferrying factory workers on the Kanpur-Allahabad highway has climbed to 17, officials said on Wednesday.
You can't escape certain things. Death is one of them. In a tragic incident, a man bringing his wife’s dead body from hospital to their village, was killed in a road mishap near Jhulenbar under Patnagarh Police Limits on Wednesday (June 2).
Vehicular movement on the route was disrupted for several hours after a tree uprooted and fell in the middle of the road following the accident forcing hundreds of vehicles stranded on both sides of the road.
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