Two person was killed and a few others were feared trapped under the debris of under-construction flyover that collapsed at Bomikhal in Bhubaneswar.
The deceased man was identified as 40-year-old Satya Patnaik of Bhubaneswar.
According to eyewitnesses, the mishap occurred around 12.30 pm. At least 40 workers were engaged in the construction work.
Works secretary Nalinikanta Pradhan said rescue teams with cranes and fire brigade persons have rushed to the spot.
“We have rescued six persons. More people are believed to be trapped under the rubbles,” said Anil Kumar Sahoo, a local resident.
He added that the death toll was likely to increase as some of the rescued workers were critically injured.