Bhubaneswar: In a heartrending incident, a man was killed and his nephew (sister’s son) sustained critical injuries as a motorbike, on which they were travelling, was hit by an unknown vehicle on the Kanjari bridge in Keonjhar district late on Wednesday night.
The deceased was identified as Mangulu Behera. His nephew has been shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
According to reports, some people first saw the two lying in a pool of blood. They soon called for an ambulance, which took them to a nearby hospital. While Mangulu was declared dead there, his nephew was referred to Cuttack in view of his critical condition.
The uncle-nephew duo was returning home when the mishap occurred, said reports.
Police have reached the spot and started investigation.