Balasore: Three persons were killed after a cattle-laden truck overturned after hitting an SUV on NH-60 near Basta bypass in Odisha’s Balasore district on Thursday.
Around 40 cattle perished in the crash.
The accident took place when the ill-fated vehicle, carrying around 100 cattle, was heading towards West Bengal from Bhadrak.
On being informed, police and Fire Service personnel rushed to the spot and launched a rescue operation with the help of local residents.
The two occupants of the SUV, who sustained critical injuries, have been admitted to the Basta Hospital for treatment.