Three killed, two injured in road accident

Rourkela: Three persons were killed and two others injured seriously in separate accidents in Sundragarh district, police said today.

Two bike riders were killed at Birikera under Gurundia police limits, about 30 km from here, on Saturday night when their two-wheelers collided head-on and the pillion riders were injured seriously.

They were admitted at the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) here and their condition was stated to be critical. In another mishap, Sudhir Majhi (40) was killed at Salipalli under Kutra police station, about 40 km from here yesterday when his bike skided off the road, police said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem.