Kendrapara: In a tragic incident, two girls died and a youth sustained critical injuries after a bus hit a scooter on which they were travelling on NH-16 at Chhagharia Chhak in Odisha’s Kendrapara district today.
According to reports, bus ‘Haramani’, which was on the way to Paradip from Champua, knocked down the two-wheeler from rear killing the two girls on the spot.
The deceased have been identified as Pragyan Paramita Pal of Antei village and Sonali of Pikarali village in Marshaghai area of the district.
Rashmi Ranjan Samantaray of Badpal village, the injured youth, has been hospitalised. The driver of the bus surrendered at the police station after the accident.
The scooter, bearing registration number OR-05AR-4298, is registered on the name of Narayan Samal.