Two killed, one hurt as bike falls off overbridge in Puri

Puri: At least two persons were killed, while another was injured after the bike they were riding fell off the Puri-Bhubaneswar Malatipatpur overbridge today.
The deceased have been identified as Biswajit Barik and Rudra Barik of Bhandaripokhari area in Bhadrak district.
According to sources, the mishap occurred while the trio was en route to Puri from Bhandaripokhari area in Bhadrak district when the motorist, who failed spot the speed-breaker, suddenly lost control as a result, the two-wheeler skidded and fell off the overbridge.
While two persons died on the spot, one more sustained grievous injuries and was immediately rushed to Puri DHH. Reportedly, the doctors have stated his condition to be critical.On being informed, local police reached the spot and seized the bodies for post mortem. Cops have also seized the mangled bike from the spot.
In another road mishap in Sonepur district, a man was killed after the motorcycle he was riding hit a cement pillar near Ghodadhara Chakk in Binikia in Dhenkanal district at around 4 am today.
The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained.While locals spotted the body early this morning, Mahadevpalli police are yet to reach the spot till the last reports came in.

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