Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, a doctor was killed after being run-over by a private bus near Chandrasekharpur petrol pump here today morning.
The deceased was identified as Basant Rout, who was working as a medicine specialist in Angul district headquarters hospital.
The incident took place today morning when the victim was walking towards the bus stop and a speeding bus ran over him killing him on the spot. The driver and the conductor of the vehicle fled the spot soon after the incident.
In the meanwhile, irate locals vandalised the bus and staged a road blockade. When informed police reached the spot and took stock of the situation. Police seized the body was and sent it for post-mortem to Capital Hospital.