Car-Truck Collision: Minor Girl Killed, 4 Injured


Cuttack: A minor girl was killed while four persons were injured in a road mishap after a car in which they were travelling collided with a truck near Katikata Chhak under Nischintakoili police limits in Cuttack district, this morning.

The deceased has been identified as Sarita Malik(17). The victims, identified as Debashish Mohanty, Bababi Malik, Biswajit Malik, and Sandhyarani Malik, have been hospitalised.

According to reports, the tragic incident occurred while the occupants of the vehicle were bringing an ailing person to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar from Binjharpur in Jajpur district in the car when a tipper truck collided with it head-on.

The car dashed against a roadside tree killing the girl on the spot.

On being informed, police reached the place, rescued the injured and admitted them to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.

Reportedly, the driver and helper of the truck fled the spot after the mishap.

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