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Youth killed, another critical as truck hits scooter in Jajpur

27/10/2021 at 10:12 PM

Jajpur, Oct 27: In a tragic morning mishap, a youth was killed and another sustained critical injuries after the scooter they were traveling by was hit by a truck near Brajanag under Panikoili police limits in Jajpur district today.

The deceased has been identified as Bhim Munda of Belamal village in Charampa locality in Bhadrak district and the injured person is  Sagar Munda of the village.

According to available information, Bhim was en-route to his village riding his scooter with the friend when the driver of a truck which was coming from the opposite direction lost control over the wheels and ended up mowing them down. While Bhim died on the spot, Sagar sustained critical injuries.

Both the victims were rushed to a nearby hospital post the accident where Bhim was declared dead.

Police have seized the mangled scooter and started an investigation into the mishap.

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