Baripada, Jun 4: Tension ran high in Badadalima village under Tiring Police Station in Mayurbhanj district on Thursday night after three persons were killed after being runover by an iron-ore laden truck in a series accident.
While the deceased trio include a man, his nephew and a biker their identities are yet to be ascertained.
As per the report, the uncle-nephew duo were standing outside their house which is located very close to the road when the iron-ore laden truck ran them over before mowing down a biker on the road. It is said that, the driver of the killer truck lost control over the wheels and committed the accident.
While the young boy was killed on the spot his uncle was declared dead after being rushed to a nearby hospital.
The biker who had been hurt critically in the crash also succumbed to the injuries a few minutes later.
Irate locals attacked the truck and detained the driver post the accident. They also unloaded the iron-ore from the truck on the road and staged a blockade. Hundreds of mineral-laden trucks remained stranded on both sides of the road due to the protest for hours.
Police and administration headed to the spot late to take stock of the situation, says report.