Dhenkanal: A man was killed and his daughter seriously injured, when the motorcycle they were riding hit a stationary truck near Ranpasi cement dump under Sadar police limits here today.
The grievously hurt girl has been admitted to the district headquarters hospital here.
According to reports, the deceased identified as Nabakishore Pani of Chandpur village under Parjang block was on his way to Dhenkanal, riding a bike with his daughter on the pillion when he rammed into a truck parked on the roadside near Ranpasi cement dump.
While Nabakishore died on the spot, his daughter has been shifted to the district headquarters hospital here in a critical condition.
Locals have expressed resentment over parking of trucks near the cement dump constricting the road and often leading to accidents in which precious lives are being lost.