Boudh: At least two persons were killed while 25 others sustained injuries after a bus they were travelling in rammed into an SUV at Kiakata Chhak on the border of Boudh-Angul late Sunday night.
The two deceased have been identified as the drivers of the bus and the SUV.
Eight of the 25 persons, who received critical injuries, have been referred to VIMSAR in Burla of Sambalpur district, while rest are undergoing treatment at Boudh hospital, informed Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Boudh, Trilochan Pradhan.
Reports said, the bus was en route to Berhampur in Ganjam district from Hirakud in Sambalpur district when at around 1.20 AM, the bus driver lost control over wheels of the vehicle and hit a standing SUV leading to the death of two persons on the spot. Further details awaited.
(Edited By Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty)