Balangir: In a tragic incident, as many as three youths, friends in relation, were killed in a road accident near Satamail under Puintala block in Odisha’s Balangir district late last night.
According to reports, the trio was travelling to Balangir from Sonepur on a motorcycle when a speeding truck collided against the two-wheeler.
All of them died on the spot under the impact of the collision. The deceased have been identified as Lalit Ranjan Kar, Achyut Bagarti and Rakesh Bag of Malpada area.
The driver of the truck fled the spot after the mishap. Police have recovered the bodies and started investigation.
A pall of gloom descended on the area as the three friends passed away on friendship day.