Sundergarh: At least 17 persons including two children sustained injuries after two SUVs collided head-on near Kinjirma under Sadar police limits here on Wednesday. Three of the injured are critical and have been shifted to the district headquarters hospital (DHH).
According to reports, a Bolero was coming from Pithabhuin village under Lefripada police limits. The vehicle was carrying 10 persons and heading to attend a wedding at Kumutimunda village.
Near Kinjirma square, another Bolero coming from the opposite side hit this vehicle head-on leading to the mishap.
Police and local people rushed to the spot and rescued the injured. The critical one’s were shifted through (108) ambulance to the nearest hospital and later to the DHH.
Sadar police have seized both the vehicles. The critically injured patients are under observation at the DHH, reports added.