**Bhubaneswar: ** A major mishap on the Pipili-Nimapara road at Bhanapur in Puri district claimed two lives early this morning. In that tragic incident, a Tata Ace was hit from behind by a speeding truck.
The driver, Bibhuti Bhusan Nanda and the helper Harihar Pradhan of the ill-fated Tata Ace were rushed to the nearby hospital but were declared brought dead by the doctors.
According to doctors, the Tata Ace was returning from a wedding carrying light and sound instruments.
The exact reason of the accident is yet to be ascertained but the front side of the vehicle was damaged badly in the accident showcasing its intensity.