Jharsuguda: In a major road accident held near Talpatia Dhaba on Sunday evening, around 15 passengers have been injured and one died on the spot.
The accident took place at 3.35 PM in afternoon, when a Truck (OR – 16B – 8696) met with a head on collision with a Passenger Bus RadheShyam, Bus was which was coming from Ambikapur Via Sundergarh to Jharsuguda. The impact was so much that all the 15 passengers Raj Kishore Sahu (50) of Baikebahal, Sundergarh, Purshottam Majhi (29) of Dhurvadihi , Kuna Nayak (19) of Brundamal , Shyam Sundar Sha (23) & Tejuram Chauhan (24) of Dumariya of Chattishgarh, Pratap Lakra (24), Soumaya Thapa (52) of Jharsuguda , Avinash Diwedy (28) & Asha Diwedy (26) of Jajpur , Nanduram , Surekha Gual , Hari Chandra Sahu , Bijay Singh and Makar Dhar Khetriya . One Lady who died on the spot was identified as Somu Lakra (30) of Kharibahal near Chattisgarh.
All the injured had been shifted to the Dist. Head Quarters hospital. Among the injured, one passenger has been referred to VSS Medical College, Burla due to the severe injuries. Due to this accident , the SH -10 road was block on both side and later it was cleared.
(PHOTO BY DEEPAK)