Bhubaneswar: An oil tanker caught fire and as smoke spread a passenger bus and a truck collided on the National Highway 16 near Choudwar in Cuttack district, leaving 15 persons injured, this morning.
All the injured persons have been admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital and are undergoing treatment, said reports.
According to reports, the tanker was burnt fully due to which a dense smoke covered up the area. Due to low visibility, vehicular movement was disrupted; even a truck and a bus collided head-on.
On being informed, fire vehicle rushed to the spot and doused the fire.