**Balasore/Mayurbhanj:** At least three people were killed and four others got injured in two separate road accidents in different places of the state on Saturday.
Two persons were killed and four others sustained critical injuries after an auto they were travelling in collided with a van on NH-60 near Rupsa police station in Balasore district in the intervening night of Friday-Saturday.
The deceased have been identified as Brajamohan Senapati and Kamalakant Swain.
All the injured were rushed to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Balasore and later two of the four were shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after their condition deteriorated.
The police reached the spot and sent the bodies for post-mortem. Further investigation is going on.
In another incident, a 60-year-old woman was killed after accidentally fell off a moving bus near Moranda under Bahalda police limits of Mayurbhanj district.
The woman has been identified as Tabita Kalili.
As per sources, the incident took place when the woman was travelling to attend the Rath Yatra festival in Rairangpur of Mayurbhanj district.
The bus driver fled from the spot after the accident.
Police reached the spot and a search operation was on.
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