A youth lost his life while another was critically injured after a speeding truck crashed into two motorcycles at Jagiroad on the outskirts of Guwahati city on Tuesday night.
The deceased has been identified as Roman Borkotoky, a member of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the student wing of the BJP. He was also a former Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) member.
Sources informed that the both of them were on separate bikes when the speeding truck crashed into them, killing one of them on the spot, while leaving the other seriously injured.
The injured individual was rushed to a nearby hospital soon for medical attention.
The mishap was reported near Bhumuraguri village in Jagiroad.