Bhubaneswar: In a tragic mishap, two persons were killed and four others sustained critical injuries as a Maruti van, in which they were travelling, was hit by an unknown vehicle at Kayathapalla on NH-16 under Tangi police station in Khurda district late on Wednesday night.
The deceased was identified as Usha Behera of Tangi Sananairi village and Binita Kumar Behera of Bankoipalli village.
All the injured are now undergoing treatment in a private hospital here, according to reports.
The six persons were returning home after leaving a newlywed girl in her in-laws’ house in Bramhagiri area when a speeding vehicle hit it and sped up.
Later, some passersby saw them and inform police.
The police have reached the sport and started investigations.