Daspalla: A 21-year-old youth died and another sustained critical injuries in an accident on Daspalla-Bhanjanagar road in Nayagarh district on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Manas Behera. Bijay Majhi (19) sustained critical injuries in the mishap.
According to sources, the duo was travelling on a bike when they met with an accident near Ghungudi reserve forest. Upon being informed, 108 ambulance rushed them to Daspalla community health centre. They were shifted to Nayagarh district headquarters hospital after preliminary treatment.
Manas succumbed to his injuries at the DHH. Bijay’s condition was stated to be critical. The duo hailed from Abhaypur in Daspalla police limits in the district.