Cuttack, Feb 28: At least one person was killed and three others sustained critical injuries after a bus rammed into an auto-rickshaw near Gatirautpatna area under Chauliaganj Police Station in Cuttack district on Sunday.
The mishap took place in the morning while the ill-fated auto was en-route to Cuttack from Paradeep when the mishap took place. A passenger bus namely, ‘Bijay’ which was heading in the opposite direction hit the auto from front due to driver’s negligence.
While the auto got badly mangled in the collision, the driver died on the spot.
Three passengers who were boarding the auto sustained critical injuries in the crash. They were rushed to SCB Medical in Cuttack for treatment by Chauliganj Police.
The bus driver has been detained with his vehicle by police.