Sambalpur, Mar 27: In a tragic road mishap, one person was killed and five others sustained severe injuries after the car in which they were travelling in hit a truck near Sasan Rengali in Odisha’s Sambalpur district in the wee hours of Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Manjulata Agrawal of Kshetarajpur in the district.
As per reports, family members of one Sourabh Agrawal of Kshetarajpur and one of his neighbours were returning home in a car after offering puja at Sri Shyam temple in Jharsuguda.
The driver of the car lost control over wheels and hit the rear-side of a truck near Sasan Rengali, leaving Sourabh’s mother killed on the spot and five others critically injured.
The local rescued the injured persons including two minor children and rushed them to Burla Hospital. One of the children was shifted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar as her condition was stated be very critical.
On being informed, local police reached the spot and initiated a probe in to the matter.