Keonjhar: At least two persons died and another sustained critical injuries as a truck hit a pickup van from rear near Nenkadaghara under Keonjhar Town police limits, late last night.
According to reports, two pickup vans carrying vegetables from Jajpur to Ranchi developed technical snag, following which drivers and occupants of the two vehicles parked the vans on roadside for repairing.
Around 1.30 am, a speeding truck rammed into one of the pickup vans killing two on the spot. The injured one has been admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital for treatment.
Keonjhar Town police have started investigation into the incident.