21 July 2018
Bhadrak: At least 15 persons got injured, including three sustaining critical injuries, after the bus they were travelling in turned turtle near Bekamudi Melana field on Saturday morning.
The bus named ‘Galeswar’ was carrying over 50 passengers and was on the Icchapur- Basudebpur route when the incident occurred after the driver lost control over the vehicle.
With the help from the locals, Fire Department officials were able to rescue all the passengers on board.
All the injured persons were admitted to Basudebpur Hospital while three of them were later shifted to Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) after their condition worsened.
Meanwhile, police rushed to the spot to investigate the matter and soon after launched a manhunt to nab the absconding driver and helper of the bus.