Bhubaneswar: A driver of a truck was killed as he was hit by a Tata Ace at Bhutmundai chhak on Chandikhole-Paradip Road this morning.
According to reports, the driver, getting down from his vehicle, was standing on the backside of the truck when a speeding Tata Ace hit him. The driver was killed on the spot and his body got stuck to the backside of the truck, which was standing in the queue for downloading cargo in the Paradip Port.
In the incident, five passengers, who were travelling in the Tata Ace, were injured also. They were undergoing treatment at the Kujanga hospital. Police have reached the spot and started investigation.