Cuttack: One person killed and two others were critically injured after a speeding truck mowed down them, while they were sleeping at Gobindpur Chhak near Tangi under Athagarh in Cuttack district on Friday morning.
The deceased persons were yet to be identified, while the injured were admitted to SCB medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. Their condition was stated to be critical.
According to reports, while the three were fast asleep near a shop for unloading goods from goods carrier truck early in the morning, a speeding truck mowed down them killing one on the spot.
Police rushed the spot and started investigation.