Puri, Sept 18: At least one person was killed and 14 others sustained critical injuries after a Mo-bus collided head-on with a car near Balighai on Puri-Konark Marine Drive today.
The deceased has been identified as Satya Das, a resident of Gudia Pokhari in Pipili.
As per reports, the mishap took place near the Range Office in Balighai Square when the car was heading towards Bhubaneswar while the Mo Bus was en route to Konark from Puri.
An occupant of the car died on the spot.
On getting the information, police along with fire service personnel rushed to the spot and rescued the victims. They were rushed Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) for treatment. Two of them were later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
The cops have also launched a probe into the accident.