Soro: Tragedy struck a family of Soro in Balasore district after a woman and her three-year-old son died while her nephew suffered grievous injuries in a road mishap on NH-16 near Sheragada under Khantapada police station in Balasore district today.
The deceased have been identified as Sukanti Senapati and her son Rohit. The incident took place at around 9 AM.
As per reports, Sukanti, a resident of Manipur area in Soro, was taking her son to district headquarters hospital (DHH) here on a scooter for a check-up when an unidentified vehicle hit the two-wheeler near Sheragada and fled the spot.
While the woman died on the spot, her son and nephew were rushed to hospital in critical condition. However, three-year-old Rohit was declared dead at the hospital.
On receiving information, police reached the spot and initiated an inquiry in this connection.