Scorpio hits Oil Tanker in Astaranga, 7 injured, 4 criticals

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Bhubaneswar: Atleast seven persons injured and four critical, after a Scorpio hit in head-on collision with Oil Tanker at Mulagarh College Chaka under Astaranga block in Puri district on Wednesday.

According to reports, the Scorpio carrying 11 persons, including the driver were going to Nachikeswar from Nagar Panachayat in Puri district to play cricket when the tyre of the Scorpio suffered a blast near the Mulagarh Chaka. Following the blast, the driver lost control of the vehicle and hit the standing oil tanker on the road.

The injured were rushed to the nearby hospital and later four of the seven injured were shifted to the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar after their condition deteriorated.

Police have reached the spot and seized the vehicles.