Bhadrak: A truck fell into a pond after hitting several vehicles on its way near Bhandaripokhari Chhak on National Highway 16 in Bhadrak district today.
According to sources, the driver of the vehicle lost control over the wheels following which the truck rammed into many vehicles at many locations on the NH while coming from Cuttack.
Later, the vehicle fell into the pond after the driver lost control completely over it near Bhandaripokhari Chhak.
Soon after the incident, the truck driver fled the spot, added sources.
On receiving information two firefighters rushed to the spot to lift-off the mangled vehicle from the water. Vehicular traffic was disrupted for over 3 hours on the highway due to the mishap, informed sources.