Berhampur/Khordha: An Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police and a mother-son duo lost their lives in two separate road accidents in Odisha today.
ASI Digambar Panda fell from his bike after losing control over wheels due to slippery road near Kanchur in Hinjili area of Ganjam district.
In the meantime, a speeding two-wheeler coming from rear hit Panda injuring him grievously.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctor declared him dead.
In another incident, a stone-laden tractor hit a bicycle on which a boy and his mother were travelling at Mangalajodi-Tangi road.
The deceased were identified as Kuntala Sahu (45) and her son Bibhuti (14).
According to an eyewitness, the tractor’s tyre burst following which it hit the bicycle and ran over the woman leading to her death on the spot.
The boy took his last breath while being taken to hospital.