Balasore: A three-year-old girl was killed and five others were injured in an accident on NH 16 near Oliapatna village under Khandapada Police station limit on Saturday. The car they were traveling in lost control and hit a divider before falling into a ditch.
As per reports, Panpana village residents Prafulla Palei and his friend Ratnakar Pradhan were on their way to Balasore. Also, present with them were Palei’s wife and two kids. Somehow, the driver lost control over the car and hit a divider on a bridge near Oliapatna village. The car went off the road and fell into a ditch.
Prafulla Palei’s three-year-old daughter was killed on the spot; meanwhile, his son is said to be in a critical condition. The rest suffered grievous injuries.
Khandapada Police immediately rushed to the scene and shifted the injured to the nearest hospital.