2 Labourers Killed As Truck Hits Tractor In Rayagada

Rayagada: Two labourers were killed while two others sustained injuries after a truck hit an overturned tractor at Kaliapada Ghati under Tikiri police limits of Rayagada district.

According to reports, the tractor carrying four labourers was heading to Srikakulam of Andhra Pradesh from Kalahandi. Meanwhile, the driver lost control over the wheels and the vehicle overturned at Kaliapada Ghati. Following this, two labourers got trapped beneath the turtle tractor.

While two other labourers were rescuing them, a speeding truck hit the tractor killing two of them on the spot.

While two died on the spot, two others sustained serious injuries. The injured were rescued and rushed to the nearby hospital in a critical condition.

On being informed, Tikiri police rushed to the spot and seized the vehicles.  Further investigation into the incident is underway.