5 injured as SUV falls into gorge in Balasore

18/01/2020 at 9:05 AM

Balasore, Jan 18: At least five people were injured after an SUV fell into a gorge in Balasore district on Saturday morning.

The SUV (Bolero) fell into the six feet gorge after a speeding truck hit it from backside near Nahara square on Jaleswar-Chandaneswar road in the wee hours today.

Locals rescued the passengers and admitted the injured to Jaleswar Community Health Centre (CHC).

The SUV, carrying 10 passengers, was on its way to Digha from Kurulia area of neighbouring state West Bengal on a picnic tour.

Low visibility due to dense fog is attributed to be the cause of the mishap.

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