Road Accident Claims Lives Of 2 Siblings In Odisha

**Sundergarh: ** In a fatal incident, two including a minor girl got killed in a head-on collision between a truck and a bike on a bridge near Balishankara block office under Talpara PS here on Sunday morning.

Reportedly, the deceased siblings (one minor) were riding on a bike when it collided with a 14-wheeler truck from the opposite side on a narrow bridge. The youth driving tried to overtake a bus and failed to see the 14-wheeler coming from the opposite direction.

Both of them died on the spot. The irked locals staged a dharna demanding compensation to the deceased’s family and widening of the narrow bridge.

After getting information, police reached the spot to seize the body for post-mortem and investigation. But, the locals did not let the police seize the body till their demands are fulfilled.

The police are trying to talk to the locals and control the situation.

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