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Odisha: 1 Killed, 16 Injured In Car-Bus Collision In Jajpur

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20 April 2019


Jajpur: One person was killed and 16 others were injured after a bus collided with a car at Andhaari Chhak on NH-215 here today afternoon.

Reportedly, the AC bus was travelling from Rairangpur to Bhubaneswar when it collided head-on with a car coming from the opposite direction. The car driver, who was headed to Keonjhar, died on the spot.

As many as 16 passengers aboard the bus were injured in the blow and were rushed to Jajpur Road hospital for treatment. Fire Services Personnel helped expedite the process and rushed the victims to the community health centre.

According to reports, four persons have been referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. On the other hand, cops have sent the dead body for post-mortem and has initiated a probe into the matter.