Bhubaneswar,Dec 05 (LocalWire)At least five people were killed, three others injured in separate road accidents as foggy weather has enveloped across the State.
A couple died early morning today as an unknown vehicle ran over them near Mahichela chowk on the National Highway no.-26 in Kalahandi district.
The road accident took place when they were on a morning walk.
The deceased people were identified as Chandra Behal and Kalabati Behal.
Angry residents blocked the road disrupting vehicular traffic on the bust highway.
In another mishap, a woman died and two others injured when the SUV in which they were travelling slipped into a roadside creek on Jeypur-Rayagada road during wee hours today.
A motorcyclist also died at Nachipur village chowk on the Bhadrak-Chandballi State highway as an unknown vehicle ran over him.
The pillion rider was injured in the road accident.
In another road accident, an elderly woman was killed near Dala chowk near Jajpur road as a speeding vehicle ran over her, police said.