Keonjhar: A man was killed while his son sustained grievous injuries after their bike collided with a truck near Bilepada under Joda police limits in Keonjhar district last night.
The deceased was identified as Sarat Chandra Das while his son has been identified as Subrat Das.
According to sources, the mishap occurred when the father-son duo was returning home after watching Lakshmi Puja. A speeding Hyva truck coming from the opposite side rammed their bike head-on.
The duo sustained critical injuries in the collision and was rushed to Keonjhar District Headquarters Hospital (DHH).
While the man succumbed to his injuries at the DHH, his son Subrat, was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as his health condition deteriorated.