Cuttack, Feb 20: At least three persons were killed and four others sustained critical injuries after an ambulance in which they were travelling to SCB Medical College and Hospital hit a container truck near Bainchuan Chhak under Tangi police limits today.
According to sources, the ambulance was carrying the patients to SCB Medical College and Hospital from Medinipur when the driver of the emergency vehicle lost control over the wheels and hit the container truck, which was parked along the NH-16.
On being informed, the Tangi police personnel and fire fighters reached spot and rescued the victims.
Soon they were shifted to SCB medical College and Hospital, where two of them died while undergoing treatment.
The police have seized the bodies for post-mortem.