Ganjam: A youth was killed while another person sustained critical injuries after their motorcycle was hit by a truck near a petrol pump in Rambha area in Ganjam district today.
The deceased has been identified as Deepak Das of Hindola village in the district.
According to sources, the accident occurred when the truck collided head-on with the motorcycle near the petrol pump. While Deepak died on the spot, Debabrat Pradhan sustained critical injuries.
Debabrat was initially rushed to Rambha hospital and later shifted to district headquarters hospital after his health condition deteriorated.
On being informed, the police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem. Besides, the vehicles were also seized and a case was registered under relevant Sections of the IPC.