Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, as many as three persons died after the car in which they were travelling hit a truck from rear near Satsang Vihar in Odisha capital last night.
The deceased have been identified as Parsuram Harichandan, Kumar Chandan and Debasis Mishra.
The mishap took place when the three were on their way to Rasulgarh from Jayadev Vihar in the car. The speeding vehicle collided against a truck from behind following which it caught fire.
The front portion of the car got completely mangled under the impact of the collision.
The trio sustained burn injuries and was rushed to the Capital Hospital, where doctor declared them brought dead. Police have started investigation into the incident.