Pallahara: In a tragic incident, three persons of a family, including a minor girl, were killed in a head-on collision between a truck and bike on NH-49 near Kantala Chhak in Odisha’s Pallahara area today.
The deceased were identified as Ditia Nayak, his wife Chahata Nayak and their 10-year-old daughter Kajal Nayak, hailing from Similipal village under Pallahara police limits.
According to reports, the deadly road mishap took place when the three were travelling to Pallahara from Similipal on the motorcycle. A 10-wheeler truck hit the bike from front killing the trio on the spot.
Tension gripped the spot following the incident as locals blocked the NH demanding compensation and detained the truck driver, reports added.
On being informed, police reached the spot and tried to pacify the irate locals.