Jajpur: One person was killed while two others received critical injuries following a collision between two trucks near Kadeipadar Chhak on NH 16 under Barchana police limits in Jajpur district on Monday.
The identity of the deceased person is yet to be ascertained.
According to sources, a ten-wheeler iron-laden truck was en route from Chandikhol when it collided with another truck on Barchana-Badaghumuri road at around 8 AM. While one person died on the spot, two others sustained critical injuries.
Barchana police along with the fire department official reached the spot and carried a rescue operation. The injured persons were then admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.