Phulbani, Jan 29: A man has died and one other has been critical after a bus hit a speeding scooter in the Phulbani district
The mishap took place on Phulbani-Baliguda main road at Lada village on Saturday evening.
The deceased is Simachal Kanhara, a native of Bandhagada village and the injured one is Jaga Nayak of Badhiapali village.
Sources said the duos were passing Ladagaon village on a scooty. Meanwhile, a private bus hit the scooty from the forefront.
Following this, the duos were crushed under the bus and Simachal died on the spot. Locals rescued Jaga and sent him to Firingia hospital for resuscitation who was later shifted to the Phulbani district headquarters hospital as his health condition deteriorated.
Being informed, Firingia police seized the body and the vehicles. Later the body was sent for an autopsy.