PCR van hits bike, car on NH 16; motorcyclist killed, 5 hurt


Khurda: One person was killed while five others were injured after a PCR van dashed into a bike and a car near Nachuni area on National Highway-16 in Khurda district on Tuesday.

While the PCR van has been seized, all the injured persons have been admitted to Khurda DHH.

According to sources, the driver of the PCR van lost control over the wheels and hit a bike and then a car near Nachuni area. As a result, the motorcyclist died on the spot while five persons inside the car sustained critical injuries.

Reportedly, the injured are undergoing treatment at the hospital and their health condition is stated to be stable.

Police have seized the PCR van and launched a probe into the incident. Meanwhile, irate locals have staged a protest over the incident.

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