Three persons were killed in two separate road accidents in Bihar’s Nawada district, police said today.

In the first incident, two persons were killed after their motorcycle hit a large wooden diversion on Nawada-Gaya road under Hisua police station late last night, SHO Rajdeo Sao said.

The deceased have been identified as Kavi Paswan, 24, and Shailendra Kumar Gupta, 30, Sao said.

In another incident, a man was killed when his motorcycle collided head-on with an auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite direction near Kedua village under Mufassil police station, SHO Sanjay Kumar said.

The deceased has been identified as Santu Yadav, Kumar said, adding police seized the auto-rickshaw but its driver managed to escape.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem.