Transport Minister`s car kills motorcyclist

A young man was killed on Sunday after his motorcycle collided with the state transport minister Sanjeeb Kumar Sahoo`s car near here, police said.

Jajpur: A young man was killed
on Sunday after his motorcycle collided with the state transport
minister Sanjeeb Kumar Sahoo`s car near here, police said.

The minister, who escaped unhurt, was returning from
Bhadrak to Bhubaneswar when his car was involved in the
collision at a sharp diversion, at Rathia, about 40 km from
here, they said adding the motorcyclist was rushed to a nearby
government hospital at Dharmasala.

The man, identified as Prashant Panda, aged around 35
years, succumbed to injuries while being shifted to SCB
Medical College Hospital at Cuttack, Inspector In-Charge of
Dharmasala police station S K Rai said.

No injury was also caused to the driver of Sahoo`s car
and further details about the mishap were being ascertained,
police said.

PTI

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