Bhubaneswar: In a tragic mishap, a person was killed and another person sustained critical injuries as a truck rammed over them on National Highway 5 at Gandarada under Remuna block in Balasore district early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Surendra Das of Gandarada. The injured, identified as Niranjan Giri of the same locality, was rushed to a nearby hospital first and then shifted to the Balasore District Headqurters Hospital as his condition deteriorated.
According to reports, the two villagers were going by a bicycle when the mishap occurred.
While tension ran high in the area, police have reached the spot and started investigation.