Cuttack: One person was killed and three others seriously injured after a passenger bus hit an auto-rickshaw near Gatirautpatna under Cuttack Chauliaganj police station limits on Sunday.
The accident took place when the passenger bus was passing via Gatirautpatna. Meanwhile, an auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite direction collided with the bus head-on.
The collision was so intense that one person died on the spot and three others travelling in the auto-rickshaw suffered critical injuries.
Reportedly, the injured persons have been admitted to SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack. However, their identities were known immediately.
Police have seized the vehicles involved in the mishap and are investigating the reason behind the accident.