Nabarangpur: A man was killed and 25 others sustained critical injuries after a bus rammed into a roadside tree near Hatibadi under Jharigaon block in Nabarangpur district on Wednesday.
The injured persons were rushed to Jharigaon community health centre while eight of them were shifted to Nabarangpur District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) as their condition deteriorated.
According to reports, the mishap took place when a bus carrying the groom and his relatives from Chhattisgarh was on its way to Haldi village in Raighar block in the district for marriage.
The vehicle hit into a roadside tree after the driver lost control over the wheels. The driver died on the spot. On being informed, police reached the spot and started investigation.