One killed, another hurt in road mishap in Baripada

Baripada: One person was killed while another sustained critical injuries following a head-on collision between two trucks at Dwarasuni Ghat under Bangiriposi police limits in Mayurbhanj district early on Friday morning.
According to sources, the onion-laden truck that was heading towards Kolkata from Nasik collided with an iron-laden truck coming from the opposite side.
While the driver of onion-laden truck died on the spot, the driver of the other vehicle was rushed to hospital by the locals. However, his condition is stated to be critical.
On being informed, Bangiriposi Police and fire personnel reached the spot and sent the body for post-mortem. The mangled vehicles were also seized by the cops.
Vehicular traffic on NH-49 was hit for over three hours after the mishap. Following this, a large number of vehicles remained stranded on both sides of the road, added sources.
Meanwhile, the locals have alleged that the district administration has turned a blind eye towards the rising incidents of road mishaps in the area.

Sharing is caring!