Ganjam: In a tragic mishap, a woman was killed and her nephew sustained critical injuries after a bike in which they were travelling rammed into a truck near Berhampur new bus stand in Ganjam district today.
The deceased was identified as Tamala Behera of Kaliabali area. The injured nephew identified as Basanta Behera was rushed to MKCG Medical College and Hospital.
According to reports, the mishap took place when both were returning to home from city hospital. A Berhampur Municipality Corporation (BMC) truck hit their bike from rear. While Tamala died on the spot, Basanta sustained critical injuries.
After the incident, driver of the truck parked truck on roadside and fled the spot.
On being informed, police reached the spot and seized both vehicles.