Ganjam: A-35-year-old man was killed after the motorcycle he was riding was hit by an unidentified vehicle near Dhadabanka area under Golanthara police limits in Ganjam district today.
The deceased person has been identified as Padmacharan Gouda of Narsinghpur village in the district.
According to sources, the incident took place at around 11:30 am today when an unknown vehicle lost control and hit the bike head-on killing the motorcyclist on the spot. The driver fled the spot soon after the accident.
On being informed police reached the spot seized the body along with the ill-fated bike. The police have registered a case in this regard and launched a probe to identify the vehicle involved in the accident, sources said.