Sambalpur, Feb 8: In yet another road mishap in the State, at least one person was killed and another sustained critical injuries after two bikes crashed head-on at Arjunpali Chhak under Jamankira Police Station in Sambalpur last night.
The deceased and the injured bikers have been identified as Roshan Nayak of Ghosaragoda village and Ranjit Ekka of Badibahal village respectively.
As per the report, Roshan was en-route to Jamankira on his Royal Enfield Bullet motorcycle in some work at around 7 pm when the mishap took place. Ranjit who was returning his village from Jamankira on another motorcycle dashed against Roshan’s bike from the front near Arjunpali Chhak due to rash driving.
Both the victims sustained critical injuries in the accident and were rushed to Jamankira Hosoital in a 108 ambulance by police immediately and then shifted to Burla hospital but Roshan succumbed mid-way.
Police have seized both the bikes involved in the crash.