Passenger bus overturns in Dhenkanal, 7 critical

Dhenkanal: More than 20 passengers were injured, seven of them critical, after the bus on which they were traveling overturned in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district today.

The ill-fated bus turned turtle near Banasingh in Dhenkanal after the driver lost control over the wheels of the vehicle.

On being informed by the local police rushed to the spot and carried out the rescue operation with the help of the locals and passersby.

All the critically injured persons were admitted at the District Headquarter Hospital (DHH). Later, two of them were shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as their condition became critical.

Sources said that the accident took place while the bus was on its way to Dhenkanal from Banasingh with over 35 passengers.

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