Sambalpur, Feb 4: At least 10 passengers were injured in a collision between a passenger bus and truck near Burla over bridge today. The injured are currently undergoing treatment at the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMSAR) in Burla.
As per reports, a passenger bus named ‘Bulbul’ was on its way to Burla when a truck hit the bus from backside. As a result of which, the bus turned turtle leaving many passengers injured.
Locals with the help of police and personnel of Odisha Fire Service rescued the victims and rushed them to the hospital. Police said that around 40 passengers were in the bus during the mishap. The driver and helper of the bus also sustained injuries in the mishap.