Bhubaneswar: In another tragic mishap, a woman was killed and her husband sustained critical injuries after being hit by a truck at Jamidiha under Bishoyi police limits in Mayurbhanj district early this morning.
The woman was identified as Nandini Singh and her husband Bishwajit Singh of nearby Manikya village. The couple were returning from a hospital on a cycle when a truck ran over them. Biswajit is undergoing treatment in a nearby hospital. His condition is stated to be critical.
Following the incident, tension prevailed in the area as locals have now detained the driver and blocked the road demanding adequate compensation for family members of the deceased. Police are trying to placate the mob.