Truck overturns in Odisha’s Ganjam, helper killed, driver critical

Berhampur: A truck overturned at Taptapani ghat under Patapur police limits in Odisha’s Ganjam district last night killing the helper of the vehicle and leaving its driver critically injured.

According to reports, the ill-fated maize-laden truck was heading towards Berhampur from Chandragiri area. The driver lost control over the wheels, following which the truck dashed against an electric pole and turned turtle.

While the helper died on the spot, the driver was rescued by police and hospitalised for treatment. Police have recovered the body for post-mortem and started an investigation.

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