Bhadrak, Mar 31: In a tragic mishap, a man was killed and another person sustained critical injuries as a motorbike on which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell in a ditch at Andol village under Basudebpur police station in Bhadrak district on Wednesday.
The deceased has been identified as Shyam Sundar Parida and the injured as Paramananda Mallick of Andol village.
According to reports, the two were going to Basudebpur when the biker lost control and drove the bike into the roadside at Parapokhari near Andol. Locals rushed the two to the Basudebpur hospital, where doctors declared one of them dead and the other was admitted in a critical condition.
On being informed, the Basudebpur police reached the spot and started investigation.