Bhubaneswar: In a tragic mishap, a person was killed and another person sustained critical injuries as truck run over them at the College Bypass in Sundargarh town early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Trinath Pradhan and injured as Premandanda Pradhan. The two were employees of the Sundargarh forest department.
According to the reports, the two were taking tea at a roadside tea stall when the truck ran over them. Premandand is now undergoing treatment at the Sundargarh District Headquarters Hospital (DHH).
Tension has now prevailed in the area as locals have blocked the road, demanding adequate compensation for the family of the deceased and free treatment for the injured. Police have reached the spot and started investigation.