Bhubaneswar, Nov. 26 -- The car in which popular opera (jatra) artist Rani Panda was travelling allegedly hit a two wheeler at Dalkhai square on Mundali-Athgarh road on Friday night killing the bike-rider.

As per reports, the seriously injured biker was initially rushed to the SCB Hospital in Cuttack for treatment following the accident. However, he succumbed to his injuries early on Saturday morning.

Palpable tension prevailed on the spot after the road accident following which, Panda was taken to Athgarh police station for further questioning in connection with the incident.

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