Puri: Two persons including a lady constable died and one was injured after the bike they were riding on hit the rear of a truck near Biragobindapur petrol pump under Sakhigopal police limits in Puri district on Tuesday.
The deceased persons are Suryakant Sahu of Hota Sahi in Sakhigopal and Sushma Mishra who was posted as a constable in Puri. They and another person were returning after attending a cremation at Swargadwar in Puri when they hit a stationary coal-laden truck.
After the accident, the bodies of the deceased persons were sent to Sakhigopal Community Health Centre. The injured person is presently undergoing treatment at Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar.