A private bus ‘Chakadola’ carrying over 60 passengers lost its control while trying to circle a bend and crushed two cabin shops on the roadside before the break of dawn around 4AM on Tuesday. This unfortunate accident happened near Takara in Daspalla area of Nayagarh district.
The picnic bus was enroute from Loisanga in Bolangir to Puri. More than 10 tourists have sustained injuries and among them, 4 of them are in critical condition.
Emergency services reached the spot and conducted the rescue operaton. The injured tourists have been transferred to Daspalla community health centre.
Nayagarh police, too, visited the accident site and an investigation had been underway, as per reports.