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Two killed in road accident in Bargarh

14/11/2021 at 9:54 AM

Bargarh, Nov 14: Two persons were killed in a road accident at Dublabahal Chhak of Padampur area in Bargarh district on Saturday late night.

The identity of the deceased was yet to be ascertained.

According to the sources, a pick-up van loaded with tree logs was travelling from Sohela to Padampur. On its way the vehicle lost its balance and rammed into brick piles which was kept on roadside. Following the incident, the driver and the helper died on the spot.

It was suspected that the pick-up van was used for smuggling tree logs from Sohela to Padampur area.

On being informed, the police officials reached at the spot and started the investigation.

Two bodies were recovered and sent to the Padampur hospital for post-mortem. Further investigation in this matter is underway, said a police official.

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