Five of family killed, two others injured in road accident in Odisha
While on the way from Visakhapatnam, the car had a head-on collision with a truck near Jaring
In a gruesome mishap, at least five members of a family were killed and two others were seriously injured when a car in which they were traveling collided head-on with a truck in Odisha's Kalahandi district on Wednesday, the police said. The mishap took place near Jaring on National Highway 26.
At least five members of a #family were #killed and two others seriously injured when a car in which they were traveling collided head-on with a truck in #Odisha's #Kalahandi district on May 22, #police said.— IANS Tweets (@ians_india) May 22, 2019
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The family was returning to Khuseiguda village from the railway station in Kesinga. While on the way from Visakhapatnam, the car had a head-on collision with a truck near Jaring. All the five victims had gone to Visakhapatnam for a health check-up.
All five members of the family died on the spot, the police said. While the injured were rushed to a nearby hospital in Bhawanipatna, one of them has been shifted to Visakhapatnam as her condition deteriorated, the police officials added.
In a similar incident that took place on May 21, 2019, two members of a family were killed and two others were injured after they were hit by a speeding SUV on National Highway (NH) 2 on Tuesday morning, the police said. The victims were standing on the roadside when the speeding SUV vehicle hit them, Kokhraj police station in-charge (PSI) Rajkumar Verma said.
Nusrat (30) and her daughter Alisha (5) died on the spot in the gruesome accident. Nusrat's mother-in-law and son were injured, the police officer said. The driver was arrested immediately and the SUV has been impounded, he said.
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10 killed, seven injured in road mishap