At least three people including two women were killed and 13 others were injured in a road accident involving two bikes, one autorickshaw, one tractor and an SUV in the Borigumma area in Koraput district, police said, NDTV reported.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also announced compensation of ₹ 3 lakh each for the family of the three deceased in the road accident on Friday.
Expressing his deep condolences to the bereaved families, CM Patnaik has directed for proper medical treatment of the injured and wished them a speedy recovery, according to a statement from the Chief Minister's Office.
The police informed that the condition of four out of the 13 injured is stated to be critical and they have been shifted to the Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital at Koraput. The other injured have been admitted to the Community Health Centre (CHC) at Borigumma.
Giving details of the accident, the police said that it involved two bikes, one autorickshaw, one tractor and an SUV.