Suryakant Jena

Two students were reportedly hit by an escort vehicle of Odisha Minister Rajendra Dholakia on Saturday.

According to sources, the escort vehicle traveling from Nuapada to Khariar Road to bring the Minister hit the students near Gotama Chhak and sped away leaving the injured behind.

Police later rescued the duo wriggling in pain on the road and admitted them to hospital.

More details are awaited.