Pradeep Pattanayak

A youth was charred to death while three others including a minor boy critically injured in two separate mishaps that occurred on the Acharya Vihar flyover in Bhubaneswar late Sunday night. 

In the first freak incident, a youth along with his bike was found to have charred on the flyover. 

While the identity of the deceased is yet to be established, the police have launched a probe to ascertain what led to the mishap. 

Meanwhile, the burnt bike has been seized and the body of the boy was sent to Capital Hospital for post-mortem. 

In the second mishap occurred on the same flyover but on the opposite side, three persons including a minor boy suffered injuries after a speeding Hyva truck hit the Tata ACE vehicle they were travelling in. 

On being informed, fire personnel and a team from Sahid Nagar police station reached the spot and rescued the injured persons. They were admitted at Capital Hospital for treatment.