Two killed, 3 hurt in separate road accidents
Paradip/Angul: Two persons were killed while three others sustained critical injuries in two separate road accidents in Jagatsinghpur and Angul districts today.
In the first incident, a motorcyclist was killed after dashing into a truck at Tarinigada near Paradip. The deceased has been identified as Pramod Das of Chakradharpur village.
Following the mishap, locals staged a road blockade on the Atharabanki road demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased.
In the second incident, a man was killed while three others sustained critical injuries after their motorcycles collided head-on with each other near Chandibazaar under Angul police limits.
One Sanjeev Biswal of Sakasingha village died on the spot, while the three injured were rushed to the district headquarters hospital.
On being informed, police reached the incident site and seized the vehicles, sources said.