Puri: In a tragic incident, a 55-year-old man and his son were killed while another suffered grievous injuries after the bike they were travelling on hit a truck near Pidhapatana Chhak in Puri district last night.
The deceased have been identified as Pabana Behera and his son Dhadia Behera (35). The injured, who happens to be Dhadia’s brother-in-law, has been admitted to hospital for treatment.
Sources said Dhadia was returning to his house from Delang Bazaar along with his father and brother-in-law late last night, when the bike hit a stationary chips-laden truck from the behind. Dhadia and his father died on the spot.
Later, police reached the spot and began an investigation into the incident.