Nimapara: Two persons, identified as Bibhuti Bhusan Nanda and Harihar Pradhan from Nuasasan village of Pipili block in Puri district, died on the spot after the Tata Ace van in which they were travelling rammed into a truck at Bhanapur Chhak on Pipili-Nimapara road late on Friday night.
The mishap took place when the van (OD 02 B 6687) carrying the deceased hit a truck (OR 05 N 8115) parked on the road side. The duo was returning after attending a marriage procession.
Under the impact of the collision the vehicle was severely damaged.
On being informed by the locals, Balanga police rushed to the spot and sent the bodies to Puri district headquarter hospital for autopsy.