Bhubaneswar: At least five persons were killed and seven others injured in separate road accidents in Nuapada and Khurda districts on Tuesday.
Three persons died while six others were injured in near Kurumakari after a Bolero vehicle in which they were travelling was hit by a speeding bus.
Similarly, a woman and her sister-in-law were killed while her brother was critically injured in a road accident at Balugaon Naval Chhak near Khurda. The victims were travelling in a two wheeler when a trailer hit them from behind, sources said.
The identities of the victims are yet to be ascertained while police investigation has started into both the accidents.