Subarnapur: At least four persons were killed and 30 others injured when a mini lorry carrying Barajatri (relatives of groom) overturned at Sarasmala under Dunguripali block in Subarnapur district late on Tuesday night.
According to reports, the Barajatris were returning from Naikenpalli to Satlama village in Bargarh after attending a marriage ceremony. The mini lorry carrying the persons lost control at a road turning and collided with a tree, following which the vehicle overturned killing two persons on the spot. Two others succumbed to their injuries on the way to hospital.
While the injured persons were rushed to Rampur hospital in Bargarh, eight critically injured have been shifted to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VSS) in Burla.
On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the vehicle. The bodies were sent for autopsy.