Jajpur: A woman was killed while her nephew critically injured after the motorcycle they were riding collided with a speeding car near Patuli Chhak under Korei police limits in Jajpur district today.
The deceased has been identified as Kamala Mallick while her critically injured nephew identified as Ranjit, both residents of Narapada village.
According to sources, the duo was travelling on a motorcycle towards their village when a car hit them from the rear at Patuli Chhak.
They were immediately rescued in a critical condition and rushed to the Jajpur road hospital, where doctors declared the woman ‘brought dead’. A critically injured Ranjit is currently undergoing treatment.
In the meanwhile, local police reached the spot and seized the ill-fated vehicles from the mishap site, sources said.
Korei police have registered a case into the incident and launched a probe after the post-mortem of the deceased woman, sources added.