Khurda: In a tragic incident, two people died while two others were injured after two trucks and a scooty met an accident on NH 16 at Golabai Chhak under Jankia police station in Khurda district.
The deceased have been identified as Sujit Ku Jagdev (30), and the truck driver Bikram Ku Nayak (28),. The other two people who were hurt are, Khsetrabasi Nayak (25) and Dashrathi Das (45). Sujit and Kshetrabasi were working in a small hotel near the toll gate on NH 16.
According to the report, the accident took place when a truck approaching from the opposite direction on NH 16 hit Sujit and Khsetrabasi who were on their way to nearby Jankia market on a scooty. As a result, Sujit was died on the spot while Khsetrabasi and the truck driver Dashrathi were badly hurt. At that very moment when Sujit was hit by the truck, another truck driven by Bikram rear ended the truck which met with the accident. As a result, Bikram was also lost his life on the spot.
The cops have seized the vehicles and have started the investigation after sending the dead bodies and the injured people to the Government hospital.