Separate road mishaps in Bhadrak claims three lives, injures two critically


Bhadrak: Three persons were killed while two others sustained critical injuries in two separate road mishaps in Bhadrak district on Friday.

The accident took place at Cinema Hall Chhak near Tihidi market in Bhadrak district early this morning. Two persons were killed while another one sustained injuries after an SUV rammed into a stationary truck from the rear.

The deceased were identified as Dilip Rout and SK Puhan while the injured Bichitrananda Padhi is undergoing treatment at the hospital. All three were working as security guards in IOCL.

Sources said the three were going to Chandbali from Bhadrak when the mishap occurred. While Rout died on the spot, Puhan and Padhi were rushed to Bhadrak Hospital after being rescued by the locals. But, Puhan succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.

In another incident, one person was killed and another suffered injuries in a head-on collision between two trucks near Ranitala area on NH-16 in the district.

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