Truck falls into gorge in Bangiriposhi, two hurt


Mayurbhanj: At least two persons were injured in a road mishap after the truck they were travelling in overturned and fell into a gorge in Bwarasuni Ghat area in Bangiriposhi today.

According to sources, the mishap occurred at around 11 am today, when a soil-laden truck bearing the number WB-29B-02068 was en route to Haldia area when the driver of the vehicle lost control over the wheel. The heavy vehicle plunged 100-ft into the gorge.

While the truck was completely mangled, the driver and helper of the vehicle sustained critical injuries. They were rescued and immediately rushed to Pandit Raghunath Murmu hospital in Baripada where doctors stated their health condition to be stable, sources said.

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