Boudh: One person died while four others sustained critical injuries after the auto-rickshaw in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck near Maheswarpinda Square in Boudh district on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Babuli Behera (50).
According to sources, the incident occurred when the auto-rickshaw carrying five persons was heading to Manamunda from Boudh. The truck which was coming from opposite direction lost control over wheels and collided head-on with the auto-rickshaw.
While Babuli died on the spot, four others who sustained critical injuries and were rushed to Sonepur hospital for treatment. The condition of the injured persons was stated to be critical.