**Bargarh:** In a very distressing incident, three youths were killed in a road accident near Saranda Chhak under Atabira police station here on Tuesday evening.
Notably, they were travelling in a Bolero van which lost control and hit a stationary trailer on National Highway 53. The driver of the SUV, identified as Pramod Saha died on the spot along with two other persons. One of them has been identified as Pankaj Saha whereas the identity of the another is yet to be ascertained.
The driver of the trailer fled the accident site following the mishap, sources said.
According to sources, locals rescued one injured person from the SUV and rushed him to the nearby Burla hospital. But he died while undergoing treatment.