A private passenger bus overturned near the Pipili tollgate on the Bhubaneswar-Puri national highway. A passenger died in the accident. Another 15 people who met in the accident were injured.
According to the information, the helper of the bus met with the accident that happened near the Pipili toll gate at around 5 pm today. His full identity could not be found.
According to sources, a passenger bus named SARALA was going from Bhubaneswar to Astarang with 50 passengers like every day. Pipili was just a few meters past the tollgate when a car suddenly swerved in front of it.
Meanwhile, the driver failed to control the bus by braking. The driver of the bus lost control and ran over the divider. As a result, the bus overturned on the spot. After the accident, the injured were immediately rescued and taken to the local community health centre.
13 people have been admitted to Pipili Group Health Center while 2 women in critical condition have been shifted to Bhubaneswar Capital Hospital. After this incident, there was tension in the local area. The police reached the spot and are investigating the incident.