Kendrapara: Two persons were killed and another critically injured as an onion-laden mini-truck in which they were travelling overturned near Jajang junction on Cuttack-Chandballi state highway during wee hours on Monday.
The deceased persons have been identified as Raja Sutar and Ramesh Behera, both natives of Pattamundai. Both died on the spot while the critically injured person was shifted to district headquarters hospital, police said.
The drivers of the vehicle might have possibly dozed off leading to the mishap. There is hint of ‘sleep’ in the fatal accident, police added.