Balasore: In a shocking incident, a brother-sister duo died and two others sustained critical injuries after an ambulance hit a stationary truck on NH-16 near Soro police station in Baleswar district early this morning.
As per the information, Sheikh, a resident of Mirjapur area under Egra police limits in Kolkata was shifting his sister Bulbul Biwi, who was suffering from brain tumour, to Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital in an ambulance.
They were also accompanied by two of their relatives in the ambulance.
On the way to Cuttack, the ambulance hit a truck parked on road near Soro police station.
While Bulbul and her brother died on the spot, their relatives sustained severe injuries and have been admitted to hospital.
Following the incident, the ambulance driver managed to escape.