Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (LocalWire) At least 5 people were killed and 13 others were injured in three separate road accidents in Jajpur, Cuttack and Angul respectively on Tuesday, said police.
At least one person was killed and 13 others were injured after a tourist bus travelling from Dum Dum in West Bengal to Puri rammed into a truck on National Highway (NH) -16 near Jarka on Brahmani bridge in Jajpur.
The deceased has been identified as bus driver Deva Das.
In a separate incident, two people were killed when a speeding trawler hit a container truck near Bainchua village on NH-16 in Tangi area of Cuttack, said police.
The deceased were the driver and helper of the truck.
In a third accident the same day, two bikers died on NH-55 near Bamur under Kishorenagar police limits in Angul.
They have been identified as Manas Ranjan Pradhan of Ugi village of Jarapada and Chandrakant Raula of Tumuni village in Badakera.