Patient among 3 dead as ambulance hits truck in Cuttack

Cuttack: A patient among three persons were killed while three others suffered grievous injuries after an ambulance hit a truck near Bandalo Toll Gate under Tangi police limits in Cuttack district today.

The mishap occurred in the wee hours today when the ambulance carrying a patient along with five others from West Bengal, hit a stationary container truck on NH near Bandalo Toll Gate.

While one died on the spot, five others occupants sustained critical injuries. On receiving information, police and fire personnel rushed to the spot for rescue operation. They later sent the injured to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack for treatment. Later, two of them succumbed to injuries at the hospital.

The three deceased include the patient and the ambulance driver, source said.

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