Baripada: Four persons sustained critical injuries after an 108 ambulance carrying patient overturned near Belam Square under Badasahi police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Sunday.
According to sources, the incident occurred when the ambulance was heading to Baripada hospital from Udala hospital carrying a snakebite patient and his relative. Suddenly a bike came in front of the ambulance and the driver in a bid to avoid a collision lost control over the wheels and the vehicle skidded off the road. The ambulance subsequently overturned leaving four persons critically injured.
Some locals rescued the injured persons trapped inside the vehicle and rushed them to Baripada hospital for treatment. On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the ambulance.