Nuagaon, Oct 14: Two women were killed while another was critically injured after a truck ran over them while they were on a morning walk at Sanpada along Nuagaon-Khordha road in Nayagarh district on Thursday morning while the driver and helper fled the spot after the mishap.
The deceased have been identified as Manasi Martha and Tikina Pradhan of the same locality.
Sources said, the incident took place this morning when the three victims were walking on the roadside of NH-57 (Khurda-Bolangir).
Suddenly the truck from the opposite direction lost its balance and rammed over the trio, killing two of them on the spot while another sustained grievous injury rushed to a nearby hospital and battling for life there.
On being informed, police rushed to the spot and were pacifying the commuters till the last report was filed.
The officials started an investigation into the matter.