3 killed as truck mangles auto-rickshaw in Odisha’s Kendrapara
Kendrapara: In a tragic incident, three persons died as a truck hit an auto-rickshaw in which they were travelling near Jamadhara Chhak under Sadar police limits in Odisha’s Kendrapara district, late last night.
The deceased have been identified as Asish Beuria of Jamudanda under Aali police limits in the district, his associate and the driver of the three-wheeler.
According to reports, the accident took place when Asish and his friend were on their way to buy fuel for paddy harvester machine operated by the former’s brother-in-law.
On being informed about the mishap, police reached the spot, recovered the bodies and sent those to the District Headquarters Hospital here for post-mortem.
The accident was caught on a CCTV camera, the footage of which revealed that the truck and the auto-rickshaw collided head-on. Subsequently, the truck mangled the auto-rickshaw and dragged it on road for a few metres.