Umerkote: Around 40 passengers on board a private bus had a narrow escape after the rear wheels of the vehicle came off near Mahendri in Umerkote block in Nabarangpur district on Wednesday morning.
According to reports, the bus had left Umerkote for Jeypore at 6 am. After crossing Dabugan, the four rear wheels suddenly came off and fell on a paddy field. However, the driver managed to keep the vehicle on the road.
Soon after the bus stopped, the panicked passengers rushed out. No passenger was injured in the mishap.