12 people were feared dead and several were critically injured when bus fell off Mahanadi bridge in Cuttuck, as per DG RP Sharma confirm the number deaths in the fatal accident.
The bus name Jagannath was carrying 45 passengers from Angul to Cuttack when the accident took place. In this accident 12 persons lost their lives and 25 are seriously injured. The bus fell into the river along with the driver as the driver lost control over the vehicle when trying to avoid hitting a bullock and fell into the river. The bus is in the name of Srikant Kumar Pani with the RTO in 2015 whose no is OD 35A 0211.
After knowing the incident fire person and local were engaged with hand to hand in rescue operation and shifted the injured passenger.
Chief Minister and health minister has visited the place and arranged SCB Medical College and Hospital to provide quick treatment to all the injured passengers. For any help please call +916712304001,”