**Keonjhar: ** At least 14 persons were injured and 3 critically as a long-route bus overturned after it hit a roadside tree near Kalikaprasad in Champua of Keonjhar district late on Wednesday night.
The incident took place around 4.30 am when the bus named ‘Dildar’, carrying around 50 passengers, was on its route from Bhubaneswar to Ranchi when the driver lost control and crashed into a roadside tree.
Locals and police officials rescued the passengers and shifted to Champua Hospital.
According to sources, out of 14, three were critically injured and were shifted to Keonjhar district headquarters hospital.
Their condition was stated to be critical.