Sonepur: Two youths were killed at Badmal Chhak on Sonepur-Sambalpur Road in the district last night after a truck hit the bike they were traveling on.
The deceased have been identified as Prabhat Dharua and Sushant Seth of Saipali village under Bijepur police limits in Bargarh district.
According to reports, the accident occurred when the victim duo was returning back home late in the night, who had gone to Sambalpur for some personal engagement. The truck hit their bike from behind and mowed them down.
Hikudi Police rushed to the spot on being informed about the mishap and admitted the injured duo to Ulunda Hospital later in the night, where doctors declared them brought dead.
Police arrested the accused truck driver and sent the bodies for post-mortem.