Berhampur: A pick up van hit an elephant on NH-15 at Dimbiria square near Purusottampur killing the animal on the spot on late last night.
One among four persons travelling in the van was also killed in the accident while three others injured critically. They have been shifted to MKCG medical college and hospital here. Later, one among the injured was shifted to Vishakhapatna.
On the other hand, forest officials seized vehicle and took the body to Khallikote hospital for post-mortem.