Paralakhemundi: One person was killed and at least 20 others were injured when a bus carrying members of a wedding party overturned at Malba Ghati in Rayagada district at around 5 pm on Sunday.
As per reports, the bus named, ‘Shree Mandir’ (OR-12A-4356) carrying ‘bara jatri’ or bridegroom party members overturned on its way from Berhampur to Paralakhemundi due to brake failure. While the bus conductor died on the spot, six others including the helper sustained injuries.
The injured were admitted to Rayagada District Headquarters Hospital for treatment. The helper being critical was shifted to Berhampur hospital.