Baripada, April 18: At least three persons were killed while another sustained critical injuries after being hit by a truck in Bisoi locality of Mayurbhanj district late last night.
The deceased have been identified as Salman Hasdah and Susant Mahanta of Bangiriposi and Sukra Mahali of Jharpokharia.
As per reports, the mishap occurred near Nuagaon Chhak under Bisoi police limits when a speeding truck hit four persons who were standing along the road and overturned.
Subsequently, the driver and helper of the truck fled the spot after the mishap.
On being alerted, police rushed to the spot and initiated an investigation into the matter.