04 October 2018
Angul: As many as six persons sustained wounds and one person was critically injured after a bus overturned near Samantarapur under Jarpada police limits here in the wee hours.
According to reports, the night coach bus named ‘Shivam’ was on its way to the capital city from Burla with at least 25 persons on-board. Around 5 am, the driver of the bus lost control over the wheels following which it skidded off the road and turned turtle.
Locals broke open the windows of the bus and initiated a rescue operation, said sources. Reportedly, cops and fire personnel reached the spot and helped the locals.
The victims were then admitted to the Angul district headquarters hospital for treatment.