Nayagarh, Nov 24: In a tragic mishap, as many as six persons were mowed down by a Hyva near Sarankul School in Nayagarh district this afternoon.
As per reports, the driver of the Hyva went on a killing spree and ran over the deceased in three phases . The vehicle later turned turtle on a vacant land.
Police said that the victims were taking a walk when the Hyva ran over them. Locals rescued the victims and rushed them to the District Headquarters Hospital where the victims succumbed to their injuries.
The driver of the hyva, however, managed to escape from the spot after the mishap. Police said that they are trying to nab the driver of the vehicle.