Kalahandi: A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on collision with a goods truck near Amatha Sqaure on National Highway 59 in Kalahandi district on Sunday. The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained.
According to sources, the youth was headed towards Amatha Sqaure when he was hit by a goods-laden truck coming from the opposite direction at around 5 pm.
The collision was so intense that the youth was mowed down by the speeding truck and his body got stuck under the heavy vehicle. The truck driver and the helper fled the spot soon after the incident, said a source.
On getting information, Marampur Police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem.
Police suspects that the deceased might be a resident of Biswanathpur area in the district.