Man killed in road mishap in Jharsuguda, one critical

Jharsuguda: A man was killed while another sustained critical injuries after the motorcycle they were travelling on collided with a truck at NH-49 near Samarbaga Chakk under Rengali police station limits in Jharsuguda district today.

The deceased has been identified as Karna Khadiya(40) from Pujaripali village in the district.

According to reports, the incident took place while Karna along with one Shripati (30) was travelling to Jharsuguda on a motorcycle when they hit a speeding vehicle near Samarbaga Chakk. Due to the impact of the accident, Karna died on the spot Shripati sustained grievous injuries.

On being informed, police reached the spot and rushed the injured to hospital.

Later, Shripati was shifted to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) as his health condition deteriorated.