Dhenkanal, Jan17: A 58-year-old woman died after a vehicle hit the bicycle she was riding pillion in Dhenkanal district on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Gurubari Das of Odisha village under Bhuban police limits.
According to police, the deceased was going to the local hospital with his husband on a bicycle.
A speeding vehicle hit the bicycle killing Gurubari on the spot while her husband, Maheswar Das, sustained critical injury.
The driver fled from the spot after the accident.
Police reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident sending the body for post-mortem.