Three killed, 5 critical in bike-car collision

One dead, 1 hurt as illegal wood loaded car overturns

Jagatsinghpur: Three persons were killed while five others sustained critical injuries after the bike in which they were travelling collided head-on with a speeding car near Pathuriagada in Cuttack-Paradip road on Wednesday.

However, the identity of the persons is yet to be ascertained.

According to sources, the incident occurred when the deceased trio were travelling in a bike and dashed into a car which was ferrying five persons near Pathuriagada. The collision was so intense that the car overturned to the roadside.

While the bike-borne persons died on the spot the critically injured persons in the car were rushed to a nearby hospital.

On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the ill-fated vehicles. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, said a source.


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