Two people were killed when their motorcycle was hit by a speeding truck on the Allahabad - Varanasi National Highway here this afternoon, police said.
Dhani Shankar Yadav (47) and Suryabali Yadav (42) died on the spot when they were hit by the truck near Padav under Aurai police station area. The victims were returning to Mirzapur.
The truck driver sped away with the vehicle after the accident and hunt has been launched to nab him, police said.
The bodies have been sent for post mortem examination.
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