Ganjam: In an unfortunate incident on Ram Navami today, a bus collided with a truck at Purushottampur of Ganjam district.
Reportedly, some people from the Polasara area were returning after darshan from the Maa Tara Tarini temple when they collided head-on with a truck.
The truck was coming from the opposite direction on the hilly road of the temple.
As a result, seven people have been injured while two have sustained critical injuries. On getting the information, the local fire fighters arrived at the spot and rescued the people with the help of the locals.
All of the injured passengers were rushed to Purushottampur Community Health Center (CHC). However, as two people were critical, there shifted to M.K.C.G Medical College, Berhampur for further treatment.
Meanwhile, the Purushottampur police arrived at the spot and took charge of the situation. An investigation has been initiated into this accident.