Khordha: A man and his wife died as the motorcycle on which they were travelling was hit by a mini-truck near Siko College under Jankia police limits in Odisha’s Khordha district today.
According to reports, Babula Pradhan of Godimara village under Ranpur police limits was returning home with his wife on a motorcycle from Bhubaneswar when a speeding mini-truck hit the two-wheeler injuring the couple critically.
The two were rescued and rushed to the Khordha District Headquarters Hospital, where the husband-wife duo was declared dead by the doctor.
Police have seized the truck and initiated an investigation into the incident. The driver and helper of the truck have been detained by cops.