Purnia: Two persons were killed and another injured in a collision between a jeep and a motocycle near Ghirwa chowk in Bihar's Purnia district, police said on Thursday.

The mishap took place when the jeep rammed into a motorcycle last night, killing two occupants of the two-wheeler on the spot, while another sustained injury, the police said.

The bodies of the deceased persons have been sent for post-mortem, they said.

The jeep driver managed to escape after the accident, police added.