Bisoi, April 4: As many as 25 passengers sustained injuries after a truck hit a bus near Bisoi area on National Highway-49 in the district today.
According to reports, around 60 persons were travelling in the passenger bus, ‘Dulhan’ when the speeding heavy vehicle hit the bus.
Soon, the local residents launched a rescue operation before informing to the local police.
Later, the police and fire department personnel reached the spot and rushed the victims to a nearby hospital.
The driver of the bus, Manoj Kumar Kisku and five passengers were shifted to Rairangpur sub-divisional hospital as their condition worsened.
The bus was traveling to Suleipat from Baripada.