Mayurbhanj: In a major road accident, three persons got killed when a speeding trailer ran over a Scooty motor-bike today.
The incident took place near Phulaguntha along NH-49 under Raruan Police Station (PS) limits. When the trailer truck ran over the Scooty, the three persons on it came under the wheels of the heavy vehicle. While one person got killed on the spot, two others succumbed soon after.
The deceased have been identified as Gurucharan Munda, Tutun Munda and Sursingh Munda. They all hailed from Bhanda village under Raruan police limits. ODRAF team and police officials were seen trying their best to rescue the three accident victims.
Irate locals had staged a road blockade in protest for a pretty long time and the agitation was withdrawn only after the police intervened. While the bodies were seized and sent for autopsy, investigation into the road mishap and the unnatural deaths was still on.