A College student dies in a road mishap.


College student dies in a road mishap.

Jharsuguda : A 17-year-old college student died while his friend was severely injured when their bike was hit by a Tata Magic from behind at Bhaskar Textile Mill Chowk on National Highway 49 on Friday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Deepak Singh (17), a resident of Housing Board Colony, Jharsuguda . Deepak was studying at Black diamond +2 science college. while his friend Ramesh Kumar Yadav (14), a resident of ekatali, was also accompanying him was severely injured.

As per sources, deepak and Ramesh were returning back on their Hero Honda Activa bike (OD 23 G 9756) to their home , while crossing near BTM College, their bike was hit by a speedy Tata Magic (OD 23 5285), from behind. The collision was so intense that, the rider Deepak Singh died on the spot while his friend Ramesh Yadav who sustained severe injuries was immediately shifted to a nearby private hospital after which he was referred to VIMSAR, BURLA. The driver of the Tata Magic had fled away from the spot soon after the accident.

BTM police out post have registered a case and launched a manhunt to nab the driver of the Tata Magic.