Nuapada, Oct 25: At least four people were killed and three others sustained grievous injuries after two motorbikes collided head-on in Boden area of Odisha’s Nuapada district late last night.
Among the deceased, two hailed from Kamalamaal village, one from Bhimapadar village, and one from Bhainushadarah village in the district.
The mishap took place near Rajpur village under Boden police limits when the victims were returning from a cultural programme organised by a Durga Puja committee in the area.
As per reports, four people were riding on one motorbike and three were riding the other bike when the two vehicles collided head-on near Rajpur village on the Biju Expressway. As a result, four of them died on the spot and three sustained critical injuries.
On getting the information, police along with fire service personnel arrived at the spot and launched a rescue operation. The injured persons were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. The cops also seized the bodies of the deceased persons for post-mortem.
Further investigation into the matter is underway, said the police.