More than 10 injured in bus-truck crash in Angul

Angul: More than 10 passengers were injured as a private bus going from Bhubaneswar to Khariar rammed into a stationery sand laden truck near Hanuman Bazaar in the town last night.

Sources said the injured were rushed to the Angul District Hospital for treatment and two are in critical condition.

The impact of the accident was so much the back side of the truck was stuck inside the bus. Locals, fire fighting personnel and police reached the spot and rescued the injured by cutting glass of the bus.

“No doubt the bus was running at a high speed. Most of the passengers were asleep when the accident occurred,” said one injured passenger.

The driver of the bus fled from the spot after the mishap occurred.