Nabarangpur: Around 12 passengers including women sustained injuries after a bus carrying them to Jagdalpur overturned in Dengapadar area in Koraput district on Thursday.
As per the report, driver of the bus which was carrying over 70 passengers from Nabarangpur to Jagdalpur via Kotpad lost control over the wheels causing it to overturn into a cropland located along the road near Dengapadar in the noon.
The injured passengers were rescued from the overturned bus by some locals who immediately swung into action and rushed them to a nearby hospital.
While the passengers of the bus have stated overspeeding as the cause of the accident they held the driver responsible for the mishap.
Details are awaited.