Four riding motorcycle killed in road mishap in Nuapada

Nuapada: In a saddening incident, four persons including child was killed in a road mishap in Nuapada district today afternoon. Another person has been critically injured in the incident.

The mishap occurred when five persons riding a motorcycle were hit by a truck from opposite direction at Krishna Chhak under Koman police limits in the district. Three men on the motorcycle died on the spot, whereas child succumbed to injuries at the hospital.

A woman riding pillion on the motorcycle and carrying the child has been battling for life at the hospital. She was rushed to the Komna hospital and later referred to the Nuapada district headquarters hospital.

Eyewitnesses said the motorcyclists were going towards Nuapada side from Komna while the truck was coming from the opposite direction.

The police reached the spot and started an investigation.

Till filing of this report, identities of the motorcyclists could not be established. However, the injured woman has been suspected to be mother of the deceased child.

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