20 January 2019
Keonjhar: In yet another road accident, two persons were killed and another was critically injured after the auto-rickshaw they were traveling in was hit by an unidentified vehicle.
The deceased have been identified as Mithun Nayak and Jambu Mahakud of Gidhibasa village.
The incident took place at around 10.00 pm near Kandara village under Joda police limits when the trio was travelling towards Bileipada on national highway-215 in the middle of the night. The auto they were seated in was hit by an unidentified vehicle, suspected to be a troller.
The critically injured persons were being rushed to the hospital when one victim succumbed to his injuries. Another died while undergoing treatment and one Kunkuli Mahakud, wife of Jambu, is still being treated in the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH).