Angul: In a tragic incident, a truck driver got killed on the spot while his counterpart was stated to be critical following a head-on collision with a container coming from the opposite direction on the National Highway (55) connecting Cuttack and Sambalpur.
The fatal road accident took place in the wee hours today at Bhangamunda under the Kishore Nagar police limits.
The deceased truck driver has been identified as Prakash Nayak of Kuanjhari village under Handapa police limits.
Police rushed to the spot after receiving information and swung into action.
The seriously injured driver of the container, yet to be identified, was admitted to Kishore Nagar Community Health Centre (CHC) till the filing of the report.