Rayagada: It was a close shave for Rayagada collector Guha Poonam Tapas Kumar after a vehicle carrying him met with an accident here.
The incident took place while Tapas Kumar was traveling by office car to attend ‘Peetha’ programme at Kurali village under Rayagada block.
According to reports, a speeding truck hit on side of the collector’s vehicle. The collector’s driver suddenly stopped the vehicle on the road.
Receiving information, the Chandili police reached the spot and seized the truck.
The collector’s vehicle was partially damaged in the side-collision.