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Passenger Bus collided with Goods Truck on SH – 10, plunged 15 feet down , injuring nearly 20 passengers

Jharsuguda : Today around 3 P.M. in the noon a Passenger Bus (OR-15D – 5000) carrying passengers from Bargarh and Sambalpur collided head on with a coming truck(OR – 23A 8179) near sarasmal Satsang Vihar, injuring more than 20 passengers mostly children’s and ladies. Among which 3 persons are being severely injured.
According to the sources, the Passenger Bus which was coming from Sambalpur met with a headon collision with a truck coming from Beherapat Chowk . The Collision was so strong that the bus plunged down from the road nearly 15 feet away injuring almost all the passengers travelling inside it. This led to the blockage to State Highway – 10 for nearly 3 hours.
BTM Officer in Charge Amitav Panda reached the spot and arranged a rescue bus to carry the injured to the govt. hospitals. Mostly the peoples have received head injuries and fractures. Para medicals staffed quickly acted and served the injured peoples. Shanti Mallick (55), Gauri Gardiya , Subdega (30) , Sukanti Mali (24) Suresh Chand Udiar (31) , Stayabrata Panda , Ram Krishna Biswal , Yudhistir Mallick of Bheden , Sadashiv Tanty, Puspa Sharma, Upendra Kishan ( 5yrs ) , Saroj Tripahty, Manoranjan Meher, Biwaranjan Chand , Bhubdev , Yogendra Majhi , Sarat Tripathy etc were injured.


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