Bhubaneswar: As many as nine tourists were injured as a bus, in which they were travelling, met with an accident at Talanagar on National Highway-16 in Balasore district late on Thursday night. All the injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital.
According to reports, a bus carrying tourists was on its way from Gujarat to Puri when the driver felt drowsy and lost control of it. Consequently, it skidded of the road and overturned.
On being informed by locals, police reached the spot and rescued all passegers. They also rushed the injured to the hospital. Further investigations are on.