One dies, 10 injured as bus carrying migrants hits truck in Khurda
Bhubaneswar: One person was killed and 10 others were injured when a bus carrying 40 migrant labourers collided with a fruit-laden truck on NH-16 near Kuhudi in Khurda district early on Tuesday, police said.
The mishap took place when the bus was on its way to Banki from Hyderabad. Assistant driver K Srikant died and 10 migrant workers received minor injuries in the accident, police added.
The migrant workers, belonging to Kendrapara, Puri and Cuttack districts, had hired the bus from Hyderabad.
This is the fourth accident involving buses ferrying Odia migrants in the last couple of days.
Earlier on May 2, two persons were killed as a bus carrying migrants from Surat met with an accident at Kalinga Ghat on Kandhamal-Ganjam border.
On May 3, at least three persons were injured when the bus carrying migrant workers from Surat met with an accident at Kalinga Ghat.