Bhubaneswar: A woman was killed when a bus and a truck collided head-on near Hindol Ghatti on Redhakhol-Sambalpur on Friday morning. The bus was on its way from Angul to Sambalpur and the truck was coming in the opposite direction from Sambalpur.
They collided head-on near Hindol. A woman who was sitting in the cabin of bus was killed on the spot. The identity of the deceased woman is yet to be ascertained.
Twenty others, who sustained injuries, have been admitted to the Redhakhol Community Health Centre initially. However, four of them were later rushed to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla as their condition deteriorated.
The intensity of the collision was so high that the passengers of the bus were thrown out of the vehicle. Vehicular movement in the stretch was disrupted for few hours due to the accident.