Angul: At minimum three people lost their lives and four others were fundamentally harmed after a SUV in which they were voyaging impacted head-on with a bus on NH-55 close Champapur in Kishore Nagar range of Odisha’s Angul locale before the end of last night.
According to reports, the ill-fated car, carrying seven persons from Chhattisgarh, was on the way to Puri. A private bus ‘Sushree’ heading towards Jharsuguda from Jajpur collided against the SUV killing two persons on the spot while another succumbed to injuries on the way to hospital.
The deceased have been identified as Ashok Debang (34) and Gopal Debang (36). The identity of the third victim was yet to be established, till last reports came in.
The four injured ones were initially admitted to a nearby hospital and later shifted to VIMSAR in Burla.