At least three persons including a child were died here in a traffic accident at Sudhar bypass when a truck collided with an ambulance Sunday morning.

According to rescue sources, three people have also sustained serious injuries while the victims died on the spot before they could rush to the nearby hospital.

The casualties include a man, woman and her child, rescue team said.

The bodies of dead and injured have been shifted to local hospital for post medico-legal formalities.

Meanwhile, police have reached the spot and cordoned off the area whereas the truck driver fled away from the scene.

Case has been lodged against the truck driver by the police. Further investigations are underway.