Deogarh: A 22-year-old engineering student was killed while another sustained critical injuries after the bike they were travelling on met with an accident at Budhibila village under Deogarh police limits last night.
The deceased has been identified as Sourav Nanda, son of Debadutta Nanda of Pandasahi area. He was studying in an engineering college in Angul.
The accident took place at around 9.45 PM yesterday when Sourav and his friend Abhay Nath (22) of Khaparsahi area were returning to Deogarh after finishing some form fill-up work in their college. While Sourav was declared dead at Deogarh hospital, injured Abhay was shifted to the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla in Sambalpur for treatment.
Meanwhile, police registered a case and began an investigation into the incident.