Mrunal Manmay Dash

Infuriated by the alleged reckless driving of ‘Mo Bus’ drivers, locals detained a Mo Bus at Barang in Cuttack after it hit a car on Tuesday morning.

As per reports, the bus bearing registration number OD 33V 3513 was en route to Bhubaneswar from Cuttack when it hit a car from the rear near Barang. While the car was partially damaged in the mishap, the locals detained the bus alleging irresponsible driving by the driver.

No passenger onboard the bus was injured in the mishap. The car driver and the occupants are reportedly safe as well.

Following the tension, Barang police reached the spot and pacified the agitators. They brought both the vehicles to the police station and launched a probe into the mishap.

The passengers of the bus were left stranded at Barang following the mishap.

Till the filing of this report, the Mo Bus authorities had not made any alternate arrangements for the passengers to go to their respective destinations.

Neither the CRUT authorities, which manage the Mo Bus fleet in Twin City, nor the police officials have released any statement in this connection.

It is pertinent to mention here that at least five accidents have occurred at the same stretch near Barang police station in the last three days.

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