Bhadrak, Dec 6:: In a tragic mishap, a man was killed in a road mishap that took place near Randia over bridge under Rural police limits in Bhadrak district on Sunday evening.
The deceased has been identified as Subhal Kumar Peda.
According to sources, Peda and his friend Baidhar Jena on a motorcycle were heading towards Korant village, when a speeding van, which was coming from the opposite direction, hit their bike in the evening. Soon the local residents rescued the duo and rushed them to Bhadrak district headquarters hospital (DHH) for treatment.
The local also nabbed the driver of the van, who was trying escape from the accident place.
Later, the local police reached the spot and seized the ill-fated vehicles. The police also detained the driver.