Boudh: A person has been killed while five people have sustained critical injuries after a petrol tanker hit an auto-rickshaw near the Jagadishpur intersection of Boudh bypass.
Reportedly, some people were en-route from Boudh to the Baghiapada area by an auto, when a petrol tanker coming from the opposite near the Boudh bypass hit the three-wheeler.
As a result, one person was killed on the spot while five others were critically injured. The injured were rushed to the Boudh District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) by ambulance. However, no one has been identified yet.
On getting the information, the police arrived at the hospital and initiated an investigation to ascertain the identity.
Meanwhile, the locals have created a road blockade and traffic congestion has occurred.