Jharsuguda Biju Expressway road accident: 7 dead, 13 critical admitted to Burla hospital

Several locals rescued the injured and rushed them to Jharsuguda Government Hospital.

Jharsuguda road mishap: Truck-bus accident

In a tragic mishap, as many as seven labourers were killed after a hyva truck hit a bus on Jharsuguda-Sambalpur Biju Expressway on Friday. While several others were also injured in the mishap, the health condition of as many as 13 persons is said to be critical. All of them have been admitted to Burla Hospital in Sambalpur. 

As per reports, the ill-fated bus was carrying over 60 labourers from the JSW plant in Thelkuli to Jharsuguda around 7pm in the evening when the accident occurred. A coal-laden truck came from behind near Sarbahal and after hitting two cows, it jumped over the road divider and hit the bus.