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Odisha: Bus Turns Turtle In Balasore, Over 20 Injured


01 March 2020

Pramod Kumar Das


Balasore: More than 20 passengers have been injured with the condition of three being touted critical as a bus that they were travelling in turned turtle. The accident occurred at Bhogia chhak under Simulia Police limits on National Highway 16 in Balasore district.

Named ‘Alankar’, the bus with 50 people on board was plying from Rairangapur to Bhubaneswar when it overturned early morning today.

Upon intimation Simulia Police rushed to the spot and rescued the injured to District Headquarters Hospital, Bhadrak. The conditions of three people worsened and hence were shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack.

The drive of the said bus fled the scene immediately after the accident. A search for him and probe for the accident is underway.