Cuttack: A lorry loaded with cargo reportedly lost its balance and hit a barricade, resulting in critical injuries to the lorry driver.
The accident took place on the Cuttack-Madhupatna flyover here Odisha this afternoon.
The seriously injured driver has not yet been identified.
According to the information, the truck was moving across the overpass. For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of the steering wheel. As a result, the truck lost its balance and hit the barricade of the overpass. In addition, the truck driver was seriously injured in the accident.
After the accident, local people on the road rescued the driver and immediately sent him to a nearby hospital for treatment.
After being informed about the accident, the police immediately reached the spot, seized the truck and regulated traffic as vehicles were blocked on the flyover after the incident.
Meanwhile, the police have launched an investigation to find out under what circumstances the driver lost his balance, which led to the accident.
It should be noted that on October 18 a moving truck suddenly caught fire near the Palasuni area of the Odisha capital. However, the driver and helper left the truck in time and were reported safe.