Rayagada: In a tragic incident, a labourer was killed and 3 were seriously injured when the tractor-trolley carrying them turned upside down in a road mishap here in the district today. The incident took place near Jenjilibadi village under Kolnara block.
As per reports, the ill-fated tractor belonging to Suri village was on its usual activity carrying four labourers in its trolley. After refuelling at the nearby oil depot, the allegedly rash driver lost balance as he applied sudden brake while trying to avoid a head-on collision with a vehicle coming from the opposite side.
Following such a mishap, Muna Huika (25) got killed on the spot while Kuni Kumbharika (23), Shibani Kadraka (24) and Baburao Khambarika (22) sustained serious injuries. While all three injured were initially admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) here, critical Kuni has been shifted to MKCG at Berhampur.
Police rushed to the spot and seized the body of the deceased labourer. It was later sent to the DHH for post mortem.
Till the filing of the news, no more casualty was reported while the tractor driver was stated to be absconding.