Bhubaneswar : In a tragic incident, two women were killed and one injured when the car in which they were travelling skidded off the road in Dhenkanal district in the wee hour of the day , on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Neerai Das from Mathakaragala village in the district and ASHA worker Laxmi Naik. Driver of the vehicle is absconding following the incident.

According to reports, the incident took place when  Puspanjali Behera, Neerai and Laxmi Naik  was returning from a private clinic in Dhenkanal town. Unfortunately the car carrying the three women and the driver overturned into a farmland near Khatua Hata under Pandua police outpost.

On being informed, police reached spot and started investigation