An SUV was hit from its rear end by a heavy vehicle on NH-16 in the post-midnight hours around 2.30 AM near Hansapal area in Bhubaneswar on Monday.
Two persons were killed in the accident and around 10 persons have received serious injuries along with two children in the SUV.
As per the incident, the SUV which was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Cuttack was hit by the heavy vehicle from its behind. The SUV was badly mangled in the incident.
The injured ones were trapped in the mangled SUV with some others lying on the highway.
Later, the injured were rushed to nearby hospital.