Two Of Marriage Party Dead As Bolero Hits Bridge

Baripada: Two persons of a marriage party died after the Bolero vehicle they were travelling in hit the edge of a bridge and overturned near Taramara on Thakurmunda-Anandpur road on Sunday night.

The deceased persons have been identified as Kshetrabasi Maharana (62) and Kulamani Maharana (55) of Godabhanga village under Dhatikidiha gram panchayat in Thakurmunda block of the district.

Reportedly, some people from Godabhanga village had been to Sukruli last evening to attend the marriage of a relative. On return, at around 2 am, the Bolero they were travelling in hit the edge of a bridge and turned turtle near Taramara.

On getting information, fire Services personnel from Thakurmunda rescued the passengers and rushed them to Community Health Centre, Thakurmunda where Kshetrabasi and Kulamani were declared dead.

The driver of the Bolera, identified as Prashant Kumar Pati of Satkosia has been critically injured in the accident.