Sambalpur, Jan 18: A medical student of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMSAR), Burla died in a road mishap near Panchgachia Chhak today.
The deceased has been identified as Asish Kumar Agarwal (24). As per reports, Agarwal was returning to Burla on his motorcycle after completing servicing of his motorcycle when the mishap took place.
Eyewitnesses said that the motorcycle hit a stationary truck from behind and the impact was so severe that Agarwal sustained serious head injuries despite wearing a helmet. He was immediately rushed to the VIMSAR where he was declared received dead.
A pal of gloom descended over the medical college after the death of Agarwal.