Kalahandi: In a tragic incident, two persons died and two others sustained serious injuries after a mini truck hit a bicycle near Jaypatna here in the district in the wee hours on Thursday.
The cycle rider and a minor boy in the truck died on the spot.
According to reports, the speeding mini truck traveling towards Jaypatna late on Wednesday night hit a bicycle near Baner village following which bicycle rider died on the spot. As the driver lost control of the vehicle, the truck later hit a tree and overturned.
While a minor boy, who was inside the truck, died, the driver and his associate were seriously injured in the incident.
The injured persons were admitted to a hospital in Jaypatna in critical condition.