G. Udayagiri, Jan 27: One person was killed and three others sustained critical injures after a head-on collision between a motorbike and auto-rickshaw at Paburia near Bariguda in Kandhamal district.
The deceased has been identified as Tarudatta Behera.
According to reports, the local residents rescued the victims and rushed them to a nearby hospital.
In a separate mishap, three persons sustained critical injuries after the motorcycle they were travelling on hit a guard wall near Gadasila Ghat in the morning.
As per reports, three youths on a motorcycle were going to Raikia when the river of the two-wheelers lost control over it due to over speeding and hit the guard wall.
Soon the locals rescued them and rushed them to a nearby hospital.