Nuapada: Two persons were killed while six others sustained critical injuries after the SUV they were travelling in overturned at Timanpur village under Sinapali police limits in Nuapada district last night.
The deceased persons have been identified as Kalyan Bag (25) and Lakhan Bag (16).
According to reports, Kalyan along with Lakhan and one Sushil Dharua was returning to their villages at Rajpur and Binapur in Nuapada district last night. Meanwhile, their vehicle hit a huge stone due to poor visibility. Following this, the driver lost control over the wheels, and the vehicle overturned near Timanpur.
Later, the trio was rushed to Sinapali Community Health Centre (CHC), where doctors declared Kalyan and Lakhan dead. Sushil was shifted to a hospital in Raipur of Chhattisgarh as his condition remained critical.
On being informed, Sinapali police reached the spot and began an inquiry.