One killed as truck hits bike in Cuttack


Cuttack: One person was killed and another sustained grievous injury after the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a truck on Cuttack-Bhubaneswar NH-5 on Friday.

According to sources, the incident occurred this morning at around 5 am when two people were heading to Cuttack from Bhubaneswar on a bike. The driver of the truck which was coming from the opposite direction hit the bikers while crossing Phulnakhara flyover. The duo came under the wheels of the truck.  One of them died on the spot while another sustained critical injuries.

The injured was rushed to the SCB Medical College and Hospital. On being informed, the police reached the spot and seized the vehicles. The body was sent to SCB for an autopsy.

The police have detained the driver of the truck. The identity of the deceased was not immediately ascertained.


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