Rayagada: A head-on collision between two motorcycles claimed the life of a person near Kalma Village under Gunupur police limits in Rayagada district yesterday.
The deceased has been identified as Siba Pradhan of Jira Gram under Padmapur block in the district.
The incident occurred when Pradhan along with his relative was going to Gunupur for court work when a motorcycle coming from the opposite direction collided with Pradhan’s bike leaving him critically injured.
On receiving the information, Gunupur fire service personals reached the spot and rushed him to Gunupur Sub-divisional Hospital (SDH), where doctors declared him dead.
Later, police personals reached the spot and began an inquiry into the incident.