Sambalpur: In a freak accident, two persons were killed after a truck collided head-on with a LPG tanker in front of Jujumura police station on NH-55 in Sambalpur late last night.
The deceased were drivers of both the vehicles.
Sources said the intensity of the collision was so high that both the vehicles caught fire. While front portion of both the vehicles were completely gutted, the two driver were charred to death on the spot.
On receiving information, two firefighting teams from Jujumura and Sambalpur rushed to the spot and doused the flames. Meanwhile, vehicular movement on the road has been disrupted due to the mishap.