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1 killed, 6 injured as ambulance hits truck in Balasore

Balasore: In a tragic mishap, a woman was killed and six others sustained critical injuries after a speeding ambulance carrying a patient hit a truck near Haladipada on NH- 60 in Balasore district today.

The deceased has been identified as Santilata Mitra. The injured persons have been identified as driver Sashikanta Mahanta, helper Biswajit Mishra, Pharmacist Rajeev Lochan Mohanty, patient Rajesh Mitra, relatives of patient Sashikanta Chakravarthy and Sunita Mitra.

The injured persons were rushed to Balasore District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) for treatment.

According to reports, the mishap took place when ambulance carrying a heart patient was going to hospital. The driver of the ambulance lost control over the wheels and it collided with a truck. As a result, a person was killed and six others were critically injured.

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