3 dead in separate road accidents in Odisha

Paradip/Nayagarh: At least three persons were killed in separate road accidents in Paradip and Nayagarh today.

According to sources, two persons were killed after their bikes collided near Balitutha-Nuagaon road in Paradip. The deceased have been identified as Subash Rout of Marshaghai area of Kendrapara and Rabindra Lenka of Ersama area in Jagatsinghpur.

Another person, riding pillion on one of the bikes, was critically injured during the accident and has been admitted to Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital.

In a separate incident, an elderly man was run over by a vehicle at Samantarapur under Itamati police limits in Nayagarh early morning today. The deceased has been identified as Jogi Palei of Kestapada village under Netar panchayat who worked as a painting worker.

Following the incident, tension erupted in the area as locals staged road blockade by burning tyres demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased.