15 hurt as passenger bus overturns in Khordha

Khordha: In yet another road mishap in the State, at least 15 passengers turned critical after a bus carrying them overturned near Jaguleipatna village in Khordha district today.

The mishap took place late in the morning while the bus namely ‘Beby & Beby’ was en-route to Nayagarh carrying over 40 passengers from Bhubaneswar. It skidded off the road after driver lost control over wheels and turned turtle into a nearby field.

While the bus got completely mangled from the front under the impact of the collision around 15 passengers sustained critical injuries and remained trap inside it.

Local police rushed to the spot and rescued the victims from the bus to send to a nearby hospital for treatment.

While the driver of the mangled bus is absconding, police have started an investigation to nab him.

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