Angul: In a heartbreaking incident, three persons of a family, including a minor girl, were killed after a head-on collision between a truck and a bike on NH-49 at Kantala Chhak near Pallahara in Angul district today.
The deceased have been identified as Ditia Nayak, his wife Chahata Nayak and the couple’s 10-year-old daughter Kajal Nayak of Similipal village under Pallahara police limits in the district.
According to reports, an oncoming 10-wheeler truck hit the bike on which the trio was travelling to Pallahara from Similipal village killing all of them on the spot.
Tension erupted at the area as irate locals blocked the NH laying bodies on road demanding compensation.
Police reached the spot and took the truck driver into custody.
Later, police took the situation under control.