Businessman dies in motorcycle-car collision in Athagarh
Cuttack: In a fatal road accident, a motorcyclist died near Dahisara village on Athagarh-Dhabaleswar road under the Athagarh police limits of Cuttack district last night.
The deceased identified as Alok Sahu was a businessman hailing from Parbatia village under Shankarpur Gram Panchayat of Dhenkanal district.
Reports said Alok was driving back to Athagarh when a car coming from the opposite direction rammed into his motorcycle near Dahisara village at around 11 pm. Alok died on the spot. The car driver fled the spot with his vehicle after hitting the two-wheeler.
On being informed, Athagarh police immediately reached the spot and rushed Alok to a nearby hospital, where the doctors declared him dead. The police are probing into the matter.