Six persons died and over 20 were critically injured after a coal loaded truck hit a bus near Rourkela bypass on Jharsuguda-Sambalpur Biju Expressway.
The bus was carrying employees from JSW plant Jharsuguda town. This incident took place when the employees were coming back after completing their work.
According to media reports around 6 died in this serious accident and 20 got injured. The injured have been shifted to hospital.
“6 dead, over 20 injured as a bus carrying employees of a company met with an accident in Jharsuguda after a coal-laden truck collided with the bus. Most employees are severely injured. 10 people have been referred to a hospital in Burla, Sambalpur while 14 under treatment here,” Jharsuguda Deputy Superintendent of Police N Mohapatra told agencies.