Soro: In a tragic mishap, a man was killed and another sustained critical injuries after a bike hit with a dumper on Soro- Mangalapur road in Balasore district today.
The deceased was identified as Prasanta Parida of Souada village. Another person named Arun Sahoo, who was critically injured in the accident, rushed to Balasore District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) for treatment.
According to sources, the mishap occurred when Prasanta and Arun were going to their office. Their bike collided with the dumper from rear. The dumper fled the spot soon after the accident. As a result, Prasanta died on the spot and Arun was grievously injured.
Tension prevailed in the area as locals staged a road blockade demanding compensation for the family members of the deceased.
Police reached spot and started investigation.