Kandhamal: One person was killed while 12 others sustained critical injuries in a collision between two vehicles near Sinagbali Square under Daringbadi police limits in Kandhamal district on Sunday night.
The deceased has been identified as Mangulia Nayak (46) of Kerubadi village.
According to sources, the autorickshaw after loading stuff from the weekly market was heading towards Kerubadi village when the driver of the vehicle collided head-on with a bolero coming from the opposite direction in a turn.
As a result, Nayak died on the spot while 12 others sustained critical injuries. Reportedly, the injured have been admitted to a hospital in Berhampur, added sources.