Close on the heels of a train fire accident in Jharkhand on Tuesday, four persons were injured in a collision between Koraput-Howrah Samaleswari Express and a goods train at Jharsuguda railway station in Odisha early on Wednesday

Four persons were injured in a collision between Koraput-Howrah Samaleswari Express and a goods train at Jharsuguda railway station in Odisha early on Wednesday, railway police said.

The incident occurred due to “signal overshooting” as both the trains started moving in the same direction though signal was given for one to depart Jharsuguda station, about 110 k from here, GRP DSP at Jharsuguda, M K Mahato said.

While one Bikash Nayak (24) of Samabbulpur was admitted to a hospital at Jharsuguda, three others were discharged after first—aid.

Samaleswari Express left for its destination after a halt for about six hours, Mr. Mahato said

Keywords: Train collision