Three Killed In Road Accident In Sambalpur

Sambalpur: As many as three persons were killed while another sustained critical injuries after the motorcycles, they were riding were hit by a speeding truck in Bareipali area of Sambalpur district late last night.

The deceased persons have been identified as the residents of Hirakud area in the district.

According to reports, the victims were travelling in two motorcycles when an unidentified truck hit them at around 1.30 am. Some locals present at the spot immediately called upon the ambulance following which they were rushed to the hospital.

While three of them were declared dead, another is reportedly undergoing treatment at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla.

Later, Police reached the spot and initiated an investigation into the incident.

Police is checking the footages of the CCTV cameras installed near the mishap spot, sources said.