Keonjhar, Mar 17: The driver of a truck died and the helper sustained critical injuries after the heavy vehicle fell off Judia Ghat under Town police limits in Keonjhar district on Wednesday.
The identity of the deceased is yet to be known.
The mishap took place in the morning. The ill-fated truck was on its way to Kolkata from Keonjhar town. However, the vehicle met with the accident at Judia ghat.
It is believed that the mishap may have taken place either due to reckless driving or some mechanical fault. Local police and fire personnel rushed to the spot. The injured was rescued and rushed to Keonjhar district headquarters hospital.