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Tag: Road Mishaps

3 Police Personnel Killed, 14 Injured In Road Mishap In Odisha
3 Police Personnel Killed, 28 Injured In Road Mishap In Odisha

Around 40-45 cops were reportedly en-route to Kosagumuda from Papadahandi in a special vehicle when the mishap took place

Road Mishaps Claim 6 Lives In Odisha, Several Wounded
Road Mishaps Claim 6 Lives In Odisha, Several Wounded

At least six people were killed and many others were left injured in road accidents at several places in Odisha on Monday.

4 Killed In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha
4 Killed In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased, the aggrieved people staged a blockade on the road connecting places such as G.Udaygiri, Tikabali, Raikia and Sarangad from Paburia by keeping the dead body of the deceased.

Bus Accident
18 Injured In Two Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Boudh/Subarnapur: As many as 18 persons sustained critical injuries in two separate road mishaps in the State late last night. Around 10 passengers were injured when the bus in which they were travelling collided head on with a truck on National Highway No.57 near Khajuripada in the district on Thursday night. Three of the injured […]

Odisha: 4 killed, 7 injured in separate mishaps

Bargarh/Kandhamal/Kalahandi: Four persons were killed and seven others injured, some of them critically, in three separate road accidents in Odisha. The first accident took place in Bargarh district when an auto rickshaw fell off a bridge at Sarnapali under Bijepur police limits in the district on Wednesday. Two died on the spot while seven others […]

Migrant Among 3 Killed, Many Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least three persons including a migrant labourer were killed while more than 17 persons sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Odisha Tuesday morning. As per reports, a bus ferrying passengers from Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra to West Bengal collided with a gas tanker near Luhamunda under Handapa Police limits on NH-44 in […]

Odisha Police Gears Up To Reduce Road Mishaps During Picnic Season

Bhubaneswar: It is that time of the year when the winter chill draws people out for a picnic trip with their friends and family. However, during this period, road mishaps also rise and in a bid to minimise loss of human lives, Odisha Police has decided to intensify patrolling near picnic spots starting from December […]

Over 18,000 People Died In Road Mishaps In Last 4 Years In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Despite a ‘zero tolerance’ approach towards traffic rule violations and massive awareness campaigns, road mishaps continue to claim lives and remain a major headache for the enforcement authorities. As many as 18,683 people were killed in road accidents in the last four years in Odisha, said Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera on Thursday. While replying […]

Rs 14,000 cr to be spent to cut road accidents

New Delhi: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the government is ready with a plan to invest Rs 14,000 crore on black spots on National Highways to reduce road accidents and save lives. Speaking in the Lok Sabha during Question Hour, the Minister said the step was being taken after […]

26 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Nayagarh/Mayurbhanj/Balasore: As many as 26 persons sustained injuries in separate road mishaps in Nayagarh, Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts today. In Nayagarh, 12 persons were injured after a head-on collision between two cars near Kaliapada area under Daspalla Police limits in the district. Sources said, the victims were heading towards Hatasahi in Daspalla after attending a […]

JICA’s haphazard road construction adds to woes of Cuttack residents

Cuttack: The haphazard road construction work by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has now given rise to new a problem for the residents of Cuttack. As sand is now being used at several places to fill the craters where construction work was undertaken for the integrated sanitation project, it is leading to road mishaps. […]

Traffic police identifies 5 black spots on Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Highway

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of increasing number of deaths due to road accidents on the national highway-16 between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack in the last few days, the Traffic Commissionerate today identified five black spots and said that barricades will be put up on the designated places. After a high level meeting, Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Traffic DCP Bijay Kumar […]

Identify black spots & install speed breakers on NH: CP to Traffic Cops

Bhubaneswar: After five persons were killed in separate road mishaps in Bhubaneswar within a span of three days, Twin City Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty today directed the traffic officials to identify black spots on the National Highway passing through Cuttack-Bhubaneswar and subsequently install speed breakers in these vulnerable zones on the NH. This apart, Mohanty […]

'Smart inventions' by Odia youths to prevent road mishaps & check pollution

Sundergarh: At a time when concerns are being expressed over rising road mishaps and casualties in Odisha, a youth from Sundergarh district has come up with an innovative idea to curb road accidents while another youth from Cuttack has developed a ‘folding scooter’ for clean environment. Sanjay Nayak of Sahajbahal area in Sundergarh district is […]

Rising road fatalities in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack pinches CP

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding the guidelines issued by the Supreme Court on road designs and traffic rules, the number of casualties in road accidents has gone up in Odisha, even in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. As per the government data, more than 12 to 13 persons die every day in road mishaps in the […]

Five killed, several injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Bonai/Cuttack/ Jharsuguda: A day after the tragic bus mishap in Cuttack which left 10 dead and more than 40 injured, as many as five persons were killed in separate road mishaps across the State today. A total of 15 passengers including four women were injured when a bus met with an accident near Khutugaon under […]

15 injured in separate road mishaps

Rayagada/Boudh: At least 15 persons were injured in two separate road accidents in Rayagada and Boudh districts late last night. In Rayagada, 12 persons were injured after the van they were travelling in rammed into a tree near Dhabagudi in the district. While ten of the injured were admitted to Muniguda hospital, two critically injured […]

Potholed national highways near Khurda turn 'death trap' for commuters

Khurda: The National Highways – 16 and 57 near Khurda district have turned into ‘death trap’ for commuters passing through the stretch due to potholes and rough patches on the road. Reports claimed that on an average 3-4 precious lives are lost every week with last year registering as many as 200 deaths in separate […]

3 killed, several injured in separate road mishaps

Keonjhar/Balasore: Three persons were killed and six others sustained critical injuries in separate road mishaps in Keonjhar and Balasore districts on Friday. As per reports, in the first incident, two persons died when their bike on which they were travelling met with an accident on National Highway-20 near Jadichatar village under Sadar police limits in […]

Engineer, Merchant Navy Officer among 3 killed in Bhubaneswar road mishap

Bhubaneswar: As many as three persons were killed when the car they were travelling in collided with truck from behind near Satsang Vihar area on Saturday night. The deceased have been identified as Kumar Chandan, Debashis Mishra and Parshuram Harichandan. All the three were reportedly residents of Bhubaneswar. While Chandan was reportedly an Engineer, Debasish […]

6 die, two injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Jharsuguda/Jeypore: Six persons were killed while two were left critical in separate road mishaps at different places in the State today. In the first incident, a woman and son were mowed down by a car near BadamalaChhak in Jharsuguda while crossing road. The mishap victims were identified as Sujata Buda (27) and son Surya Buda […]

Woman killed, 12 hurt in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Sundergarh: One woman was killed and 12 others sustained injuries in separate road accidents in Sundergarh district this morning. In a series of accidents, a speeding truck first hit a Bolero from behind which in turn mowed down a woman pedestrian near Badaposh Chhak on Biju Expressway under Kutra police limits Sunday morning. Five others, […]

Jawan killed, 4 others critical in two separate road accidents

Bhawanipatna: An army jawan was killed while four others sustained grievous injuries in two separate road mishaps in the State today. According to information, the army Jawan identified as Laxmi Rout of Brundabahal village died on spot after a head-on collision between two bikes on a bridge over Tel River near Golamunda of Kalahandi district. […]

Fatalities in road accidents up by 14pc: Transport Secy

Bhubaneswar: The number of casualty due to road accidents in the State has shot up by 14 per cent in first three months of this year, informed Transport Commissioner Madhusudan Padhi here today. Padhi, revealed the information after attending a review meeting on road safety at the State Secretariat here. It may be noted that […]

Three of family killed in road mishap

Keonjhar: Tension ran high in Anandpur after three members of a family died in a road accident. The deceased have been identified as Dinabandhu Tripathy, his wife and minor son. The trio, residents of Suapadara village under Ghasipura block in the district, was on the way to Ghatgaon Tarini temple on a bike for darsan […]

4 killed, 5 injured in road mishap in Jajpur

Jajpur: Four persons were killed and five people sustained critical injuries after a vehicle they were travelling in collided head-on with a truck on NH-53 near Balisahi in the district on Saturday. As per reports, all the passengers were traders. They were on the way to Duburi market in the area when the  driver lost […]

Motorists in Odisha could lose licence, face jail for over-speeding

Bhubaneswar:  With enforcement topping the State government’s list of steps to prevent fatalities due to road accidents, over-speeding could attract cancellation of driving licences as well as imprisonment for motorists found guilty. With a spike in road accidents in several districts, Odisha Chief Secretary chaired a video conference with collectors, RTOs and SP and directed […]

3 killed, 4 injured in separate road accidents across Odisha

Angul/Balasore/Bolangir: In a spate of road mishaps reported from across Odisha on Sunday, three persons were killed while four other got critically injured. Two bike borne youths were hit by a speeding truck in Angul district on NH-55 killing the duo on the spot. The deceased were identified as residents of Khamar area in the […]

3 bikers killed after being hit by unidentified vehicle

Sundergarh: In a suspected hit-and-run accident, three persons were killed after the motorcycle they were riding was hit by an unknown vehicle near Musabira on NH-143 in the district. The deceased have been identified as Sushil Nayak, Tapan Samant and Nrupa Kumar Samant of Kaleiposha village under Luhunipara police limits. “The trio had gone to […]

1 dies, 3 critical in separate road accidents

Jharsuguda/Boudh: One person was killed and three others including a Class III girl student sustained severe injuries in separate road accidents in Jharsuguda and Boudh districts on Monday. A man died and two others sustained grievous injuries in a freak accident after the trio was hit by a trawler while they were out on a […]

One killed, 23 injured in separate road accidents in Odisha

Bolangir/Balasore: One person was killed and as many as 23 critically injured in two separate road accidents in Bolangir and Balasore districts on Tuesday night. In Bolangir district, a passenger bus named ‘Sriram’ rammed into a dumper truck on NH-57 near Puintala area of the district leaving eight persons injured. The bus was on its […]

5 killed in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least five persons were killed and seven others injured in separate road accidents in Nuapada and Khurda districts on Tuesday. Three persons died while six others were injured in near Kurumakari after a Bolero vehicle in which they were travelling was hit by a speeding bus. Similarly, a woman and her sister-in-law were […]

Chief Secretary - Aditya Padhi
Bhubaneswar: Flyover to come up at Khandagiri Square

Bhubaneswar:  A step that could see improvement in traffic movement in accident prone Khandagri Square of Bhubaneswar, Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi informed today that a decision has been taken to build a flyover bridge at the spot. The Chief Secretary informed about the decision following a meeting with the Union Transport secretary. Moreover, another […]