Cuttack: A man was killed after the bike he was riding in was hit by a car near Dahisara village on Athagarh-Dhabaleswar road under the Athagarh police limits in Cuttack district on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as Alok Sahu of Dhenkanal district. Sahu was a businessman by profession.
According to sources, Alok was heading towards Athagarh when a car coming from the opposite direction rammed into his motorcycle near Dahisara village late last night. While Alok died on the spot the car driver fled the spot soon after the mishap.
On getting information Athagarh police reached the spot and rushed Alok to a nearby hospital, where the doctors declared him dead.
The cops launched a manhunt to nab the car driver and started an investigation into the incident.