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Three dead and 15 injured in bus accident in Rayagada district of Odisha

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Authorities said the bus was heading to the town of Cuttack from Laxmipur in Koraput when the driver lost control of the vehicle in the village of Hajaridanga in the Bissamcuttack area of ​​the Rayagada district at around 10.30pm. The vehicle skidded off the road.

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Updated: Nov 17, 2020 10:03 am IST

The bus driver and attendant and a passenger were killed in the accident, said Rayagada district collector Pramod Behera.  (Image used for representation).
The bus driver and attendant and a passenger were killed in the accident, said Rayagada district collector Pramod Behera. (Image used for rendering) (HT PHOTO.)

At least three people were killed and more than 15 injured when the bus they were traveling in overturned in the southern district of Odisha de Rayagada on Monday night.

Authorities said the bus was heading to the town of Cuttack from Laxmipur in Koraput when the driver lost control of the vehicle in the village of Hajaridanga in the Bissamcuttack area of ​​the Rayagada district at around 10.30pm. The vehicle skidded off the road and became a tortoise on roadside farmland.

The bus driver and attendant and a passenger were killed in the accident, said Rayagada district collector Pramod Behera.

Police vehicles and firefighters arrived at the scene of the accident and rescued the injured. They were transferred to the Christian hospital in Bissamcuttack. One of the injured, who was in critical condition, was transferred to Visakhapatnam for further treatment.

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