Kendrapara: One person was killed while two others were injured after the motorcycle they were riding hit a hyva truck at Sansaraphala in Kendrapara district last night.
The deceased was identified as Sameer Mallick (28), and the injured were identified as Mohan Mallick (27) and Ramesh Mallick (26) of Dalabada village.
According to sources, the mishap occurred when the trio was returning from Gopalpur last night. Their two-wheeler collided head-on with a hyva truck near Bangala Chhak on Madanpur- Sansaraphala road.
While Sameer died on the spot, the other two sustained critical injuries.
The injured duo was rushed to the Pattamundai Sub-divisional hospital and later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as their health condition deteriorated.
On being informed, police reached the spot and registered a case regarding the same. However, the truck driver fled the spot soon after the mishap.