Jajpur, Dec 15: In a tragic mishap, one person was killed and two others sustained critical injuries after a bike and auto collided head-on near Jajpur town on Wednesday.
The deceased has been identified as Ananta Kumar Nayak of Rautarapur village in Rasulpur Tehsil of Jajapur District, while the injured are Papu and Manas.
According to the report, a vegetable-laden auto and a bike collided head-on near Jajpur town.
As a result, one of the bikers succumbed on the spot and two others sustained critical injuries. However, the auto driver has absconded following the incident.
The injured were rushed to Jajpur hospital and later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital as their condition deteriorated.
On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.