Khordha, Sep 5: A truck driver was burnt to death when his truck cought fire after collision with another this morning in Khordha district.
The helper was severely injured in the accident that ocured on National Highway (NH)-16 at around 7 am at Harikhand Baradi Chhak under Banapur police limits.
Local police and fire service personnel rushed to the spot and retrieved the half-burnt body of the driver.
The helper has been admitted to Balugaon hospital. His health condition is stated to be critical.
The Fire Service personnel doused the fire and the situation was under control.
The vehicle was on its way from Berhampur to Bhubaneswar.