ROURKELA: Two youths were killed and a woman critically injured in a road accident in Odisha’s Sundargarh district on Monday midnight, said police on Tuesday.
The incident occurred at Rajgangpur of Sundargarh on Monday night.
Rajgangpur police after conducting post mortem of two deceased have handed over the two bodies to their family members.
Sources said, some locals of Rajgangpur noticed two dead bodies and a woman critically injured lying at Kumarkela under Ward No.15 of Rajgangpur on Tuesday morning.
Police went to the spot after the locals informed about the accident.
The two deceased have been identified as Sushil Saha(35) and Virendra Kumar Chauhan(32), both resident of Rajgangpur. Critically injured woman Kabita Acharia(45) also is a resident of Rajgangpur.
Police sent the injured woman to Rajgangpur hospital for treatment. She has been referred to Rourkela Govt.hospital on Tuesday afternoon.
Sources said the incident occurred when Sushil, Virendra and Kabita were returning by a bike.
While they were returning, their bike dashed a tree near Kumarkela following which they fell there. Sushil and Virendra died on the spot and Kabita sustained injuries.