Angul: In a tragic incident, a motorcyclist and a woman pillion rider died after being crushed under wheels of a speeding truck on National Highway-55 in Angul district today.
The identity of deceased persons is yet to be ascertained.
According to reports, the two on a motorcycle were travelling from Badakera towards Angul. At Karadagadia on NH-55, the motorbike was hit by a speeding truck, which was also going in the same direction. After the bike rider along with the pillion rider fell on the road, the truck ran over them killing the duo on the spot.
Reacting over the incident, locals expressed outrage on the NH following which Angul police reached the site to pacify the angry locals.