Balasore: Chaos erupted on National Highway-16 after a fish-laden truck was hit by a pick-up van near Soro in Balasore district.
As per sources, the vehicle was en route to Kolkata from Andhra Pradesh when a speeding pick-up van transporting chillies hit the fish-laden truck near Talanagar.
The van’s driver sustained injuries and was admitted to the hospital.
However, the mishap turned into a bizarre incident after scores of locals allegedly looted fish that fell on the road.
On being informed, cops reached the spot and seized the vehicle. Meanwhile, the driver and the helper of the bus had fled the spot, sources said.