Bus hits truck, 2 critical among 12 hurt

Choudwar: In another road mishap, 12 persons were critically injured, two of them critically, as a bus they were travelling in hit a truck from behind at Choudwar OTM Bazaar on the National Highway 55 early this morning.

All the injured persons were first rushed to a nearby hospital. However, two of them were later shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as their condition deteriorated.

According to reports, a private bus named 'Mahalaxmi' was on its way from Bhatarika to Cuttack when the mishap occurred.

Police have reached the spot and started investigation.

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