A passenger bus on pilgrimage collided with a parked paddy goods truck on NH-16 in the post-midnight hours near Barikpur in Bhadrak district on Wednesday.
Around 2 persons were dead and 25 passengers were injured in the accident.
As per the incident, the passenger bus was enroute to Puri from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh. The bus was carrying around 52 passengers when it hit the parked truck from the front.
The injured passengers were rushed to Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital.