Sambalpur: A youth was killed while another sustained critical injuries after the motorcycle they were riding in was hit by a Hyva truck on NH-55 near Amalipani under Jujumura police limits in Sambalpur district.
The deceased has been identified as Nilu Sahoo (25) of Balianta area in Khurda.
According to sources, Nilu along with his friend Sonu Barik (24) were en route to Bhubaneswar from Sambalpur on a bullet when they collided head-on with a speeding truck near Amalipani. The locals immediately rescued the duo to a nearby hospital where Nilu succumbed to his injuries and heath condition of Sonu is reportedly stable now.
On intimation, Jujumura police reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident.