Kendrapara/Jharsuguda: Two persons were killed in separate road accidents in Kendrapara and Jharsuguda districts on Wednesday.
A 30-year-old person died after the bike on which he was travelling was hit by a truck from behind on Biju Express highway in Jharsuguda today. The deceased was identified as Bikas Kumar Barik of Brajarajnagar area in the district. He was an employee of Aditya Birla company.
On being informed, police reached the spot and initiated a probe into the incident.
In another incident, a 35-year-old man died when his bike collided head-on with another vehicle near Khamola square near Cuttack-Chandabali under Derabis police limits in the district.
The deceased was identified as Sarat Nayak. He was returning home from some work his bike collided head-on with another vehicle. He died on the spot. The impact of the collision was so severe that the two vehicles skidded off the road and overturned.
Police visited the spot and seized the two vehicles after registering a case.