As many as 20 vacationers had been injured after a truck collided with their bus from the rear at Gada Khordha Sq. on National Toll Road 16 in Khordha. The mishap came about within the wee hours of Friday.
The bus used to be reportedly en route to Puri with forty-five vacationers from Gudari in Rayagada district who had been being taken by the Odisha authorities to the pilgrim city to seek recommendation from the newly inaugurated Srimandir Parikrama Project.
As per reviews, the bus reached the Goshala discipline advance Khordha alongside the NH-16 immediately this morning, where the district administration has made preparations for refreshments for the Parikrama Project company. On the other hand, when the passengers had been getting down from the bus, a Hyva truck hit it from the rear.
Following the mishap, all of the injured had been rushed to the District Headquarters Health Center in Khordha. They had been later brought encourage to the Goshala discipline after remedy.
The police visited the sphere and launched a probe into the topic.
It is pertinent to assert right here that the recount authorities are ferrying devotees from each place in Odisha to Puri to survey the Parikrama Project. They’ve made the Goshala floor alongside NH 16 a transit level for the company.
On the other hand, it has been alleged that drivers coming from various districts find it tough to detect the transit level in Khordha and park their buses in each place of the dispute, some even on NH 16 in a scattered manner.