Bhandaripokhari, Mar 22: A man sustained critical injuries as the bike he was travelling on was hit by Remuna MLA Sudhansu Sekhar Parida’s car on National Highway 16 here in Bhadrak district today.
The victim has been identified as Samruti Nandan who is working as a teacher in Bhandaripokari.
According to the locals, Sudhansu was returning back to Balasore when his car’s tyre burst and hit Samruti’s bike near Bhandaripokhari square. Samruti was admitted to Bhandaripokhari hospital and further shifted to SCB Hospital in Cuttack as his condition deteriorated.
However, the MLA did not suffer any injuries in the accident.