Kalahandi: A man was killed while his nephew sustained critical injuries after they were hit by a speeding car on Bargarh-Borigumma National Highway 26 on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Duryodhan Podha of Junagarh. His nephew was undergoing treatment at Bhawanipatna district headquarters hospital.
According to sources, Duryodhan and his nephew were on their way to Junagarh from Bhawanipatna on a bike when a car hit them from behind at Badali on the NH. Duryodhan died on the spot.
The car driver fled the spot after the mishap. Bhawanipatna police seized the body and further investigation is underway.