Soro: Two persons including a woman were killed and another woman sustained grievous injuries in a road mishap on national highway no.16 near Chhapolia in Balasore district today in the forenoon.
As per reports, the three hailing from Asurali area in Bhadrak district were travelling in a bike to Panchulingeswar when they were hit by an unidentified pick-up truck loaded with tomatoes.
While two including a woman succumbed to their injuries on the spot, another woman identified as Swapnarani Jena, who was seriously injured has been rushed to the Community Health Centre (CHC) here by the locals.
The deceased have been identified as Chandan Rout and Sima.
While the pick-up truck has managed to flee the spot, police is investigating the matter.