Rourkela, Feb 23: A man died while his wife sustained critical injuries as the bike they were travelling on collided with a truck head-on near Vedvyas square in Sundergarh district today.
However, the identity of the deceased is yet to be established.
According to the locals, the couple was going for some work on Tuesday when a speeding truck coming from the opposite direction hit their bike near Vedvyas square. Eventually, the husband succumbed to his injuries at the spot, and his wife was rushed to the nearby hospital by the passersby.
On being informed, the police reached the spot and initiated a probe into the matter.