Odishatv Bureau

Keonjhar: As many as 14 persons were injured after a private bus in which they were travelling lost control and overturned after hitting a tree in Kaliaprasad area here in the wee hours on Thursday.

According to sources, the incident took place at around 4.30 am today when the bus- Dildar was on its way to Ranchi from Bhubaneswar.

The ill-fated bus lost control and hit a tree in which the passengers sustained injuries, sources added.

The injured persons were first rushed to Champua hospital.Three of the 14 injured persons later shifted to Keonjhar district headquarters hospital after their condition worsened.

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The conditions of the 3 injured persons undergoing treatment at the DHH are stated to be critical, sources informed.