Two including woman dead, 2 minors hurt in road mishap in Sundargarh

Sundargarh: In a tragic incident, two persons including a woman were killed while two minors including a girl injured critically in a road accident near Budakata chhak on the State Highway-10 here today.

The injured minors were rushed to the Rourkela Government Hospital by the locals for treatment.

Out of the two dead, the man has been identified as Julu Lakra of Timna under Bargaon police limits whereas identity of the woman victim is yet to be ascertained.

The mishap occurred near Budakata chhak on the state highway-10 this morning while a truck trailer going towards Rourkela hit the motorcycle on which Julu along with the woman and two children were on their way towards Timna.

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The impact of the collision was so severe that Julu and persons riding pillion were scattered on the state highway. Julu and the unidentified woman died on the spot whereas the kids, one of aged around 13 and another of 8, were critically injured.

Meanwhile, the truck trailer driver fled the spot.

Police reached the spot and launched a probe into the accident.