Ganjam: An auto-rickshaw driver was killed after his vehicle collided with a speeding car near Sana Ghati under Rambha police limits in Ganjam district today.
The deceased, identified as Sunil Kumar Sanabeda (22), hailed from Krishna Lela Sahi in Sorodara.
According to sources, the incident occurred when Sunil, in his auto-rickshaw, was heading towards Balugaon. Meanwhile, a Hyundai car headed to Berhampur hit him near Sana Ghati.
The collision was so intense that the car turned turtle and the auto-rickshaw was completely damaged.
though some locals rushed Sunil to the district headquarters hospital, he was declared ‘dead on arrival’.
Later, Rambha police inspector-in- charge Krushna Chandra Sethi reached the hospital and seized the body for post-mortem.