Sunday, May 19, 2024

Bus hits truck on NH in Odisha’s Angul; driver killed, 20 injured – N.F Times

Angul: Driver of a bus was killed while 20 passengers sustained injuries as the vehicle hit a dumper truck on NH-55 near Jarapada Square in Odisha’s Angul district, early this morning.

Reports indicate that the bus, carrying 30 passengers from Korba in Chhattisgarh to Puri, collided with the truck parked on roadside from rear, resulting in the driver’s immediate demise.

On being informed, police and fire brigade teams rushed to the spot and initiated rescue operation.

The injured ones were taken to the District Headquarters Hospital in Angul, with five of them reported to be in critical condition.

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