Balasore: A cattle-laden truck overturned on NH-60 near Basta bypass in Balasore district today killing three persons and around 40 cattle.
The ill-fated vehicle carrying around 100 cattle was heading towards West Bengal. The truck hit a Bolero SUV following which it turned turtle on roadside.
On being informed, police and Fire Service personnel rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies for post-mortem.
The two occupants of the SUV sustained critical injuries in the road mishap and have been admitted to the Basta Hospital for treatment.