Eight individuals, including a minor, were killed and two others were harmed in a crash between an autorickshaw and a truck in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur region today. The mischance occurred on Jagatsinghpur-Machhagaon street close Chandol Square in Jagatsinghpur region, police said.
The sufferer, inhabitants of Machhagaon, were returning in the wake of going to a custom at Nemala in Cuttack area, Inspector In-Charge of Jagatsinghpur police headquarters Rajnikant Mishra said.
The three-wheeler slammed into a truck. Seven travelers, including a young lady, passed on the spot. Of the three harmed individuals, one died at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, Mr Mishra said.
The harmed individuals were at first taken to district headquarters hospital. They were later moved to SCB Medical College and Hospital after their condition crumbled, Mr Mishra included.
The truck driver run after the mischance, taking after which local people hindered the street requesting demanding compensation of the families of those who died.