1 dead, 2 critical in bus-bike collision

One killed, another critical after JCB runs over them

Rairangpur: An elderly woman died while her daughter and son-in-law sustained critical injuries after the bike in which they were travelling collided head-on with a bus at Rairangpur college square in Mayurbhanj district on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Bachaa Soren. The injured couple are undergoing treatment at Rairangpur hospital and their condition is stated to be critical.

According to sources, the incident occurred at around 8 am when the bus was heading to Tata from Koranjia. The driver of the bus collided head-on with bike killing the elderly woman on spot while the injuring the couple. Later, some locals rushed them to the hospital.

Tension erupted among the locals after the driver of the bus fled the spot soon after the accident. On being informed, police reached the spot and pacified the locals.


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