Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jajpur, Feb 28:
In a tragic accident, four persons of a family were killed and three critically injured when an auto-rickshaw in which they were travelling, collided with a goods-laden truck near Gandhi Chhak on the Chandikhol-Paradip road in the wee hours today.
According to reports, the deceased belong to Mahanga area of Kendrapara district and that they had gone to Maha Binayak temple to observe Jagar on the occasion of Shivratri.
While one of the passengers died on the spot, three others succumbed to their injuries at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. The condition of the three injured persons is critical, sources said.
Of the four killed, three are children.