Balianta, Oct 26: Two persons including the rider of a motorcycle sustained critical injuries in a road mishap at Satakania on Balakati-Jhintisasan road under Balianat police limits in Khordha district today.
The identity of the deceased and the injured were not ascertained immediately.
According to sources, a youth on a motorcycle was heading towards his village, when he lost control over the bike due to ‘over speed’ riding and hit an old man, who was standing along the road. Soon the local residents and passersby rescued the duo and rushed them to Balakati Community Health Centre (CHC) for treatment.
On being informed, the local police reached the spot and seized the bike.