Bhubaneswar: Accidents could be averted and, thus, many human saved due to presence of mind of a driver of a trailer truck that developed a break failure while moving at a high speed on the Muniguda road in Rayagada district early this morning.
According to reports, the driver, after knowing about break failure, drove his vehicle to the nearby railway line and managed to stop it. Due to his presence of mind, the truck, which was about to ram into vehicles, cyclists, passersby etc due to its break failure, could be stopped.
After the incident, train movement has been disrupted at Muniguda. Railway officials are now trying to remove the truck from the truck. Train movement will normalise after the truck is taken out from the track.