One Killed, 8 Injured As SUV Hits Truck In Odisha’s Balasore

Balasore: Even as the state was coming to terms with Mahanadi bridge bus mishap in Cuttack, one person was killed and eight were injured after an SUV rammed into a truck near Basta-Haladipada bypass in Balasore district on Wednesday morning.

The deceased was identified as Nira Bora, who died on the spot.

The accident took place on NH-60, when the occupants of the SUV were returning to Kolkata from Puri.

The injured were admitted to Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital in Balasore. Four among them were later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as their condition deteriorated. All the injured persons belong to Kolkata.

On Tuesday evening, as many as 10 persons were killed and 50 persons sustained injuries after a bus plunged off a bridge into the Mahanadi river bed in Cuttack.

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