Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Sambalpur, Jan 1:
In a tragic incident, two persons were killed in a road mishap near Charmal Square in Odisha’s Sambalpur district this morning.
According to reports, the ill-fated van hit a lorry moving on NH 55 from rear near this western Odisha town today. The truck was on its way towards Angul when the accident happened.
The driver and another occupant of the pick-up van succumbed to their injuries on the spot.
The bodies were sent to sub divisional hospital in Rairakhol where post-mortem was conducted on them.
A thick envelop of fog might have diminished the visibility on the road as a result of which the mishap might have taken place, sources said.