Baripada, 18/11: Two persons die as an iron laden truck fell off from a hilly ghat into a ditch. Another person is fighting with death at Baripada district head quarter hospital.
According to reports, an iron laden truck fell from Bangiriposhi ghat today morning on its way to Calcutta. It fell 60 ft down to a ditch and under its impact, the truck suffered severe damage and two persons died on the spot.
Locals and Fire personnel rushed to the spot and rescued the persons trapped under the trap. While two persons had already died, one other person was seriously injured. He was rushed to the nearby Bangiriposhi hospital and was later shifted to Baripada district headquarter hospital as his condition deteriorated. Police investigation is on into the accident.