Three killed as train hit truck in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) At least three people were killed when a mini-truck carrying them collided with a train at an unmanned level crossing in Odisha Tuesday, official said.

The passenger train hit the truck near Kaipadar village in Khordha district, about 25 km from here, and pushed it to another nearby track, a senior railway official here told IANS.

Before the emergency staff could reach the site, a freight train coming from the opposite direction hit the mini-truck again. All the three persons in the mini-truck including its driver died on the spot, he said.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.