Bhubaneswar, April 8: A 16-year-old girl who was riding a pillion on a bike driven by her father died near Jatani gate under Janla police limits on Tuesday afternoon when their two-wheeler skidded and she fell on the road.
The deceased has been identified as Prathi Paramita Rout, a resident of Raghunathpur under Dharmasala police limits in Jajpur district.
According to the police, the Prathi, who is a college student, was returning to her home with her father on a motorcycle. Meanwhile, a stray dog came in front of the motorcycle. Prathi’s father immediately hit the brakes to save the canine. The vehicle skidded, and they fell down.
A truck, which was coming from the same directed mowed down the girl and she died on the spot.