A biker identified as Sanjib Sahani died on the spot and his pillion rider Sampak Kumar Nath was seriously injured in a road mishap near the Kolia Bhomora bridge.
According to information, the accident took place at around 7:30 pm on Thursday while the bike, on which Sanjib Sahani along with Sampak Kumar Nath were travelling collided head-on with a truck on the National Highway 37(A) near Kolia Bhomora bridge under Tezpur Police Station in Sonitpur district, police said.
According to police, the truck driver fled from the accident spot immediately after the incident.
Sanjib Sahani hails from Tezpur’s Japan Amulapam area. Police are yet to trace the truck and its driver.
However, Tezpur Police has already started investigation into the case and hopes that they would be able to trace the truck involved in the road mishap.