Rourkela: At least 13 persons were injured after a mini truck they were travelling in overturned near Bhaludunguri under Bonai police limits in Sundergarh district last night. However, all the injured, including five critically, were later admitted to hospital for treatment.
Sources said around 30 people were returning to Tumermunda in the mini truck after attending a programme in Koida. However, the driver lost control after a rear tyre of the speeding truck suddenly exploded near Bhaludunguri, following which it overturned.
On receiving information, police and fire officials rushed to the spot, rescued the injured and admitted them to hospital.