Three youths were killed as the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a truck in Odisha's Balangir district early today, police said.
The victims were returning to Malpada area in Balangir town when the mishap took place on National Highway No 57 in the early hours, Officer-In-Charge of Puintala Police Station, Ananta Pradhan said.
While the driver of the truck fled the site after the mishap, the bodies were recovered by the police which was investigating into the incident.
The deceased were residents of Malpada locality, police said.
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