Balugaon: One person was killed and 30 others injured when a bus going towards Jeypore from Bhubaneswar on NH-16 overturned into a roadside farmland at Belpada in Balugaon late last night.
The injured passengers rescued by police and fire personnel were rushed to hospitals in Banapur, Balugaon and Bhubaneswar. However, identity of the deceased was not known till filing of this report.
The mishap occurred when driver of the bus ‘Reliance’ lost control while trying to avoid a possible collision with a tractor from the opposite side.
“Conditions of most of the injured are critical”, a medical staff said.