Bhubaneswar: Six persons of a family were critically injured in an accident on the National Highway 55 in Sambalpur district on Monday morning.
Reportedly, the injured persons are undergoing treatment at the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research at Burla.
According to sources, six members of a family was headed to Bhubaneswar from Sundargarh in a Mahindra Bolero cat when the vehicle collided head-on with a gas tanker on NH 55.
On being informed, police reached the spot and rescued the person to Burla hospital in critical condition.
The impact of the collision was so intense that the four-wheeler vehicle got badly mangled. The police have seized both the vehicles and launched a probe into the matter.