Balasore: At least two youths lost their lives and another sustained injuries after an unidentified vehicle hit the motorcycle on which the trio was travelling near Naharpatna under Sadar police limits in Odisha’s Balasore district today.
According to police sources, the accident took place around 6.30 am when the three victims, hailing from Kalma area here, were on their way to a destination on the two-wheeler.
An unknown vehicle hit the bike from rear following which one of them died on the spot and two others were critically injured. They were rescued and admitted to the Balasore district headquarters hospital, where Pradipta Mohapatra (20) succumbed to his injuries while one Suresh Das is undergoing treatment at the medical.
Tension gripped the accident spot following the deaths as locals blocked road demanding compensation for the families of the deceased. Vehicular movement was affected due to the road blockade.