Koraput : Four persons were killed, and three others sustained grievous injuries when the auto-rickshaw in which they were travelling collided with a private bus at Majhia Chowk on the National Highway no-26 near under Borigumma block in Odisha’s Koraput district.
Due to the impact, the autorickshaw was mangled and four passengers were killed instantly, the police said. The injured were taken in ambulances to Koraput medical college and hospital.
The driver of the bus tried to overtake auto-rickshaw, but lost control over the steering wheel and collided with the three wheeler.
A case of accidental death due to rash and negligent driving has been registered in this connection. The driver of the bus has been taken into custody.