Angul: In a Bus tragic accident, a passenger bus has fallen down from a bridge after the bus hit a motor bike near Tukuda under Jarapada PS on NH55 in Angul district. Angul SP Kabita Jalan has confirmed Ommcom News that there were more than 30 passengers in the bus and there have been several casualties. The SP has rushed to the spot to carry out rescue operation.
The bus named Janhamamu was on its way from Angul to Athamallick when it met with this accident. The motor bike rider which hit the bus had died on the spot. The bus has fallen some 15 feet down the bridge into the canal.
“Police has reached to the spot. Rescue operations are on. The bus has fallen down to around 25-30 feet. Three are feared to be dead and several are injured. Many are trapped underneath the bus and are being rescued,” informed Sushanta Kumar Behera, MLA, Chhendipada talking to OMMCOM NEWS.