Two motorcyclists were killed and 3 persons were injured in a deadly serial accident involving a truck on Saturday. The mishap was reported from Tulasipalli area under Bhanjanagar Police limits of Ganjam district. While two persons died on the spot, the injured were rescued by locals and hospitalised.
According to reports, a goods-laden truck on its way to Daspalla from Bhajanagar reportedly hit two motorcycles in what is being attributed to be a serial hit-and-run.
The deceased have been identified as Bhola Pradhan of Golapada village and Lokanath Swain of Kantadora village. The injured have been identified as Abhinash Pradhan, Netrananda Sahu and Chandan Nayak of Baunsalundi village.
While the injured are undergoing treatment, Bhanjanagar Police reached the spot and launched an investigation into the matter.