Latehar, An old man lost his life as a bike in which he was travelling was hit by a truck under Balumath Police Station area of this district on Wednesday.
The deceased has been identified as Mohammed Nanka Ansari (60). The man alongwith his grandson was travelling to Ranchi when the accident took place on Balumath-Khelari road near Ghatwa Tongri.
Police said that a coal laden truck hit the man from behind due to which he died. Post the incident the truck driver fled from the spot leaving the vehicle behind.