Jajpur: Two persons were killed and four others sustained critical injuries in two separate mishaps that took place in the district on Tuesday.
In the first incident, a man died and four persons received critical injuries after a tractor overturned near Mirjapur under Jajpur Sadar police limits in the afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as, Manguli Samal, a resident of Udayapur village in Bari area.
According to sources, the wood-laden tractor was heading to Baliapal from Jajpur Town while the mishap took place. Soon the passersby rescued them and rushed the injured persons to Jajpur district headquarters hospital.
In another incident, a motorcyclist died after he hit a tree along the road at Shiba Chhak under the Sadar police limits.
According to sources, Samngar Das, a resident of Indoroi village was going to the local market when he lost control over his motorcycle and hit the tree and died on the spot.