Cuttack: At least three persons were killed in a road mishap after an ambulance they were in rammed into a container truck near Bandalo under Tangi police limits.
While 3 persons including a patient died in the accident, 6 including one woman travelling in the ambulance sustained critical injuries.
According to available information, 6 persons including patients hailing from West Bengal were on their way to a hospital in the ambulance. However, tragedy struck, when the ill-fated vehicle crashed into a container truck near Bandalo.
All the occupants of the emergency vehicle, including the driver and patients, were trapped in the ambulance following the crash.
On being informed, Tangi police reached the spot and rescued the occupants.
While injured were immediately shifted to SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack city, one person passed away on the way to the hospital, two others were declared “dead” by the doctors at the hospital.
The three injured persons are currently undergoing treatment at the hospital. Their health condition is reportedly critical, sources said.