Angul,November 6:At least two of a family were killed and two were seriously injured as a car hits truck at Balipasi square near Pallahada on National Highway-45 on early today morning.
The incident took place when the family was on its way to Rourkela from Cuttack in a car. The ill-fated vehicle hit a stationary truck causing the death of the father and his son on the spot at around 3 am.
The deceased have been identified as Biren Barik and his father Basant Barik of Fertiliser area in Rourkela.
According sources, two including wife of Basant sustained critical injuries. They have been admitted to Pallahada hospital for treatment.
Doctors attending the injured said condition of the patients is very serious and they will be shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today.
Police have started investigation into the matter.