Angul: Odisha Assembly Deputy Speaker Rajani Kant Singh had a narrow escape when a truck hit his car at Panchamahala Square in Angul block here today.
A portion of Singh’s car was damaged in the road mishap, sources said.
According to sources, the incident took place when Singh was on his way to Balang village in the afternoon after attending a public meeting of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Angul district.
A truck (OD-35-D-7733) coming from the opposite direction hit Singh’s car (OD-02-AR-6006) when the latter was about to take a turn towards Bantala road at around 3.30 pm, sources said.
However, Singh and his personal security officer (PSO) escaped unhurt in the mishap, they added.
On being informed, police reached the spot and take stock of the incident.