Satyabadi: One person died and three others sustained critical injuries in separate road accidents on Puri-Bhubaneswar National Highway 316 on Sunday.
According to sources, Saroj Kumar Sahu (30) of Chauliaganj area was on his way to Cuttack from Puri on his motorcycle when he hit another bike coming from opposite direction at Kadua Square. Sahu and two others sustained critical injuries in the accident.
The trio was rushed to Sakhigopal hospital where Sahu was pronounced dead by the doctors.
In another incident, an auto-rickshaw transporting vegetables rammed into the sidewall of an over-bridge at Satyabadi. While the vehicle remained hung perilously at the edge of the road, the driver, Jadumani Prusty of Pipli, fell off the bridge and sustained injuries. He was admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.