Koraput, Oct 3: A person was killed and another sustained critical injuries in a road mishap that took place at Kusumi Chhak under Kotpad police limits in the district today.
The deceased has been identified as Gangu Panda of Kotpad’s Belam Sahi.
According to sources, the duo on a motorcycle was returning to their home while the driver of a car, which was parked along the road, opened the door of the vehicle. In a bid to save him from hitting the car, Panda applied the brake suddenly and the two-wheelers skidded off and hit a moving truck.
Soon the local residents rescued them and rushed to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared Panda dead.
On being informed, the local police reached the spot and seized the vehicle.