Bhubaneswar: In a tragic mishap, a person was killed and 10 others sustained critical injuries as a Tata Ace van, in which they were travelling, was hit by an iron-laden truck at Tikarapanga chhak on the National Highway 5 (A) under Marshaghai police limits in Kandrapara district this morning.
The deceased was identified as Golaka Mohanty of Tikapanga village. The injured have to rushed to a local hospital.
Tension has now prevailed in the area as locals have blocked the NH, demanding adequate compensation for family members of the deceased and free treatment of the injured. Police have reached the spot and are trying to placate the situation.