The deceased has been identified as Rukman Sahoo of Urmal village in Chhattisgarh.
According to sources, the bride and groom were returning to Sargiguda village under Debhoga police station limits in Chhattisgarh from Maidalpur when the SUV, then were travelling in, hit a speeding truck, which was coming from the opposite direction. The impact of the collision was so high that the driver died on the spot while the other six sustained critical injuries.
Soon the local residents rescued the victims and rushed them to a hospital in Dharmagarh. However, the doctors declared the driver dead.
Later, the police reached the mishap spot and seized the ill-fated vehicles. A case has also been registered in this connection.