Balasore: As many as 50 passengers escaped unhurt after a speeding truck rammed into a bus near Uttareswar bus stand in Soro late last night.
Reportedly, the bus (OD-015-1444) was on its way to Jaleswar. It had arrived from Bhubaneswar and passengers were alighting from the vehicle at the bus stop when a speeding truck (WB-41H-2296) rammed into it from the rear.
While some passengers sustained minor injuries, the truck driver was thrashed by locals for reckless driving.
On intimation, cops reached the spot and took the driver into their custody.