Bhawanipatana: At least one person was killed and thirty others sustained critical injuries when a bus fell off a bridge today in Odisha’s Kalahandi district.
The tragedy took place near Thuamul Rampur Balighat while the ill-fated bus was on its way to Gopinathpur from Bhawanipatana.
Sources said the passenger bus Mohit Travels met with the accident after the driver lost control over the wheels when trying to cross a bridge.
While one person was dead on the spot many got stuck under the bus. Some of the injured in the mishap were taken to nearby Rampur medical and while critically injured were rushed to the District Headquarters Hospital in Bhawanipatana
The death toll is likely go up in the next few hours, sources added.