Mayurbhanj, Jun 15: In a tragic mishap, a man was killed and his nephew sustained critical injuries as a truck hit their motorcycle at Budhikhamari chhak on Nartional Highway 18 in Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday evening.
The deceased was identified as Sucharu Naik of Rangamatia village under Baripada Sadar police limits and the injured as his sister’s son Babulu Naik. Babulu has been admitted to the PRM Hospital at Baripada.
According to information, the uncle-nephew duo was going on a motorcycle from Baripada to Balasore when a truck hit them on the front. The uncle died on the spot. Locals rushed the injured nephew to the hospital soon.
On being informed, KC Pur outpost police have reached the spot and started investigation.