Jajpur: At least two persons were killed and two others critically injured in a head-on collision between two trucks in Kuakhia of Jajpur district on Sunday.
As per reports, a banana laden truck hit another truck loaded with iron ore head-on over a flyover on NH-53 near Kuakhia. While two persons, including helper of one of the trucks died on the spot, two other sustained critical injuries.
One of the deceased had taken a lift in the banana laden truck along with one of his friends to Tata. However, his identity is yet to be ascertained.
After getting information, the Kuakhia police reached the spot. The two injured were rushed to the Dharmasala hospital and later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as their condition deteriorated.