Three people, 20 cattle killed in road accident in Odisha

Balasore (Odisha), Feb 18 (PTI) Three persons and 20 cattle were killed on Thursday after a truck, carrying the animals, overturned in Odisha's Balasore district, police said.

The accident happened near Basta on National Highway- 60 after the vehicle hit an SUV, they said.

Two persons travelling in the SUV suffered serious injuries and they have been taken to a nearby government hospital, a police officer said.

The driver and a helper of the West Bengal-bound truck fled the accident spot, he said. PTI CORR AAM SBN RBT RBT