05 September 2018
Kujang: Three persons, including a minor boy, were killed and three others were critically injured in a head-on collision between one Tata Hexa and a scooter near Pathuria village under Kujang block of Jagatsinghpur district today.
The deceased were identified as Parikshita Satpathy, Patitapabana Sathpathy and Baidyanath Nayak. All of them were on the scooter when the accident occurred.
As per sources, Parikshita along with his 10-year-old grandson Patitapabana and nephew Baidyanath were heading towards their residence at Pankapal when a speeding Tata Hexa coming from the opposite direction hit their scooter near Pathuria.
As a result, all three were thrown onto the road killing them on the spot. The Tata Hexa also skidded off the road and overturned after hitting a tree injuring three persons inside the vehicle.
While the injured were rushed to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, bodies of the deceased were sent to Kujang hospital for post mortem.