Truck hits auto rickshaw, killing 3 in Nabrangpur

Nabrangpur, Apr 21: In a tragic incident, three persons were killed and at least eight injured when a speeding truck overturned and collided with an auto-rickshaw near Kodinga under Raighar police station in Odisha’s Nabarangpur district on Sunday.

The injured were taken to Raighar PHC for treatment while the bodies of the deceased, a man, a woman and a child, were sent for post-mortems.

Sources said at least 10 people, including a few women, were commuting in an auto-rickshaw after an election rally. Meanwhile, a speeding truck coming from the other side collided with the car near Kodinga village.

After being informed of this, the police arrived on the scene, recovered the bodies and seized the truck.