Bhubaneswar, March 7 (LocalWire): The death toll in the police van-truck collision, near Jharsuguda’s Belpahar, rose to four, after another state police jawan succumbed to his injuries today at Apollo Hospital here.
The deceased, Jayasingh Santa, belonged to Nabrangpur, police said.
Sahidnagar Police has lodged a case and the body has been sent to Capital hospital for autopsy.
Two jawans died on the spot while 24 others were injured in the accident on 1March on National Highway 49. Out of the three severely-injured jawans, one died while being treated at VIMSAR, Burla, on the same day.