Bhubaneswar: Three persons including a woman were critically injured after the car they were travelling in was hit by a speeding truck on Vani Vihar flyover in Bhubaneswar on Friday.
According to available information, the mishap occurred when three persons including the driver of the Alto car (OR 02 AR 2620) were on their way to Baramunda from Rasugharh.
The driver of the car lost control over the wheels and the vehicle hit a stationary truck from the rear on the overbridge. In the meantime, another truck coming from opposite direction hit the car head-on. The impact of the collision was so severe that the front side of the car was severely damaged.
All the occupants of the car were reportedly under the influence of alcohol. Alcohol bottles and snacks were recovered from the car, sources said.
The injured persons were rushed to Capital Hospital for treatment. Police visited the spot and inquired into the matter.