Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, one person was killed and two others were injured when the tyre of a vibratory road roller burst while being inflated in the sub-divisional town of Bonai in Sundargarh district today.
The deceased has been identified as Bikash Patra, the driver of the vibratory road roller.
The injured who were working at a roadside tyre inflator unit have been shifted to the nearest hospital.
However, their identities have not been established yet.
According to reports, the mishap occurred at a tyre inflator unit in front of a roadside eatery ‘Tarini Dhaba’ in Bonai.
A tyre of the vibratory road roller burst while it was being inflated. The road equipment was engaged in national highway repair.