Narrow escape for over 40 passengers as bus skids to hang from bridge
Deogarh: Over 40 passengers have been narrowly escaped when a private bus skidded off the road and got stuck in a hanging position from a bridge in Deogarh. The passengers were safely evicted from the bus with the help of locals.
According to reports, the incident took place in the wee hours today on NH 49 when the ill-fated bus was crossing Brahmani bridge.
The private bus, named Ispat was on its way to Rourkela from Bhubaneswar. The tragic incident took place as the driver of the bus felt drowsy and lost control on the wheels. The vehicle hit side pillars and remained stuck in a hanging position.
However, no casualties were reported in the accident. The driver and helper were absconded after the accident.