Bhubaneswar: Tension ran high at Chandanpur in Bhadrak district as locals blocked the road, demanding arrest of ambulance driver and adequate compensation to family of each deceased, who died in the ambulance mishap, occurred there last night.
Notably, two persons, identified as patient Upendra Sahoo and ambulance helper Pramod Parida, were killed and two others sustained critical injuries as an ambulance hit a roadside tree at Chandanpur during the wee hours of Friday. The driver has fled from the spot.
One of the injured, identified as Sanjay Sahoo is undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
Police personnel have reached the spot and are trying to placate the situation.