As per reports, Sabitri Mansingh, wife of Madhu Mansingh of Kapasia village under Bolagarh block in Khordha district, lost her life when the ambulance she was travelling in was hit by a speeding car from rear end near Begunia on Khordha-Balangir highway late last night.
Sabitri reportedly sustained severe injuries on her head and died on the spot. All the occupants of the ambulance and the car were also injured in the mishap.
The injured have been admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital here for their treatment.
On being informed, Begunia police reached the spot and started an investigation into the incident.
Police seized both the vehicles. The body of the woman was sent to a government hospital for autopsy.
“We have seized two vehicles and further investigation is underway,” said a police officer.