Koraput: At least four persons were killed and three critically injured after private bus rammed into an auto-rickshaw at Majhia Chhak near Borigumma on NH-26 in Koraput.
The injured persons were admitted to Borigumma hospital.
According to sources, the namely Kamadhenu which was on its way from Umerkote to Berhampur hit the auto rickshaw at Majhia Chhak killing four persons on the spot.
On being informed local police along with Fire Services personnel rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies and sent the injured to hospital. Vehicular movement was also disrupted on the National Highway after the mishap for a few hours. The road was cleared after removal of the damaged vehicle.
Sources said an FIR has been registered in this connection at the local police station against the unidentified driver. The bodies of the deceased were also sent to Koraput DHH for autopsy.