One Bijay Mahal of Keonjhar was killed in a road accident near Baliaguda Chhawk under the Sadar police limits on Sunday.
According to reports, a speeding truck hit Mahal’s bike near Baliaguda Chhawk on National Hiway-215 causing his death on the spot.
A minor tension had erupted in the area following the incident. However, on being informed, the local police rushed to the spot and pacify the angry locals.
Police sent the body to the District Headquarter Hospital (DHH) for postmortem and sized the vehicles. Besides, it launched a man-haunt to trace the driver of the truck who fled from the spot soon after the mishap.