Fatal bus accident claims life of 1, injures several in Odisha's Jajpur

Prameyanews English

Published By : Prameya News Bureau | May 29, 2024 IST

Badachana, May 29: Tragedy struck in Odisha's Jajpur district as at least one person lost his life and over 10 sustained injuries following a collision between a bus and a Hyva on National Highway number 16 near Kadei Chakk of the district.

 

According to sources, the bus, traveling from Bhubaneswar to Baripada with nearly 50 passengers onboard, collided with a parked Hyva on the road. Meanwhile, the bus driver succumbed to his injuries on the spot, while 10 passengers suffered grievous injuries.

 

Being informed, police reached the spot, rescued the injured passengers, and rushed them to a nearby hospital. After receiving preliminary treatment, all the wounded were transferred to Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital for further medical treatment. 

 

Further investigation is underway.

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