1 dead, 12 hurt in bus mishap in Jeypore

Jeypore: One person was killed and 12 others were seriously injured in a bus accident at Jeypore in Koraput district on late last night. The injured passengers have been admitted at Jeypore Subdivisional hospital.

According to sources, the bus was travelling from Visakhapatnam to Malkangiri, when suddenly the driver lost control of the bus and it overturned at Patraput village under Jeypore Sadar police station. As a result a passenger lost his life on the spot.

The accident had occurred at around 3.30 am following which fire brigade reached the spot to undertake rescue operations. The injured were rushed to the hospital in ambulances with help of locals.

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