A truck veered off and crashed into the road side vendor shops that were part of the Dhanu Jatra festival at Paramanapur in Sambalpur district in the morning on Tuesday.
Around 4 persons were killed in the incident and another four were critically injured.
Three among the four died at the accident spot and the other one lost his life while on way to the hospital. The remaining four who were critically injured received treatment at VIMSAR, Burla.
Meanwhile, the truck has been seized and an investigation is underway.