Angul: Two persons were killed and four injured in a road accident at Naikanali area on National Highway 149 here on Friday. The mishap took place when the auto-rickshaw in which they were travelling collided with truck.
According to reports, a group of passengers were travelling in an auto from Khamar to Pitiri. Following the collision, two persons were killed on the spot.
The deceased have been identified as Shanti Behera and Golap Behera of Bhejia village in Parjang block. They were returning home after visiting their daughter’s home at Ganighasa village under Samal police limits.
Locals rushed the injured to a local hospital. The highway was blocked for an hour by locals following the deadly accident.