Sambalpur, Jun 4: An auto-rickshaw driver was killed as a truck ran over his vehicle on the Mahanadi bridge at Burla in Sambalpur district on Friday. The auto-rickshaw was damaged fully.
The identity of the deceased was yet to be ascertained.
On being informed, a team of Burla police rushed to the spot and started investigation. While the truck driver managed to drive away the vehicle from the spot, he was, however, intercepted by police at Kantapali chhack.
Traffic movement was disrupted on the Sambalpur-Bargarh road as hundreds of vehicles stranded on the both the ends of the bridge. Police were trying to clear the road.