4 killed, 3 critically injured in road accident in Koraput

Koraput: At least four people were killed and three others seriously injured after the auto-rickshaw in which they were travelling was hit by a bus in Borigumma area in Koraput district on Tuesday.

The incident took place near Majhi Chhack on NH-326 when the bus rammed into the three-wheeler carrying at least seven persons, a police officer said.

While the deceased are yet to be identified, the injured were shifted to the Borigumma hospital and the SLN Medical College and Hospital here.

The bus driver fled the scene soon after the mishap and efforts are on to nab him, he said.