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40 Persons Injured As Bus On Way To Kolkata Falls Off Overbridge In Odisha’s Jajpur

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OB Bureau

Jajpur: At least 40 persons were reportedly injured after the bus carrying them fell off an overbridge in Odisha’s Jajpur district on Monday evening.

According to sources, the bus with around 50 passengers left Puri to go to Kolkata in the afternoon. While crossing a flyover at Barabati on National Highway 16 in the district, the driver lost control over and the bus fell on the road below.

The local people along with Fire Services personnel rushed to the accident site and started bringing out the passengers from inside the bus.

Some injured passengers were admitted in the district headquarters hospital and the critically injured persons shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, the sources said.

A team from Dharmasala police station also went to the spot to regulate the traffic movement which was affected by the accident. While the bus has been badly damaged in the mishap, some people are feared trapped under the vehicle.

OB Bureau

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