Sharmili Mallick

Ganjam: In a tragic incident, two minor siblings were run over by a cement-laden truck on National Highway-19 near Gandapalli under Khallikote block in Ganjam district today morning.

Their parents who were also critically injured in the mishap have been rushed to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur. The couple has been identified as the resident of Tikarpada Sahi under Raya police limits of the district.

As per reports, the couple along with their two kids were heading towards Berhampur on a motorcycle when a speeding truck hit their vehicle near Gandapalli resulting in the mishap.

A team of police from Raya rushed to the spot after getting information and shifted the critically injured couple to MKCG Hospital in an ambulance. Police have also detained the driver of the truck.