Bhubaneswar, July 4: A Bhubaneswar-bound passenger bus caught fire after crashing to the boundary of a bridge in the Baramunda area here today.
As per reports, the passenger bus, bearing registration number OD 03 C 2588, was en route to Bhubaneswar from Phulbani when the driver lost control on the wheels and the vehicle crashed into the boundary of the bridge near Baramunda bus stand. Thereafter, it caught fire due to short-circuit.
Some locals evacuated the passengers from the vehicle through the fire exit window and alerted the fire fighters who then rushed to the spot and doused the flames but till then the bus was charred.
However, no casualties have been reported in the incident.
On getting the information, Khandagiri police arrived at the spot and took stock of the situation.