Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bargarh, Jul 23:
At least six persons were killed and three others critically injured when a bus and a Bolero vehicle collided head-on near Tareni square at Paikamal in Odisha’s Bargarh district this morning.
The Bolero was carrying the passengers to Padmapur sub-divisional hospital when it collided with the private bus coming from the opposite direction, police said.
While six people died on the spot, three others sustained grievous injuries. The deceased included four women.
The injured were rushed to the local hospital and then transferred to VSS Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR), Burla, where their condition was stated to be critical.
While the driver of the ill-fated vehicle was killed on the spot, the driver of the bus fled the spot.