Bhadrak: An 18-year-old youth died and his uncle sustained injuries after the scooter they were riding skidded off the road near Golapur Chhak in Bhadrak district today.
The deceased has been identified as Alok Das. His uncle, Bikash Das (30) is currently undergoing treatment at Bhadrak DHH.
According to sources, the duo was headed to their house at Betada near Jamuhjhadi in Balasore district from Bhubaneswar this morning and were passing through Bhadrak town.
Meanwhile, the scooter skidded off the road due to over speeding and the duo fell on the ground. While Alok died on the spot due to the intense crash, his uncle Bikash received injuries and was rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Sources said, the deceased youth was a meritorious student and taking coaching classes in Bhubaneswar.