Bus rams into temple, ten passengers hurt

At least ten passengers were injured today, three of them seriously, when a passenger bus rammed into a roadside temple on NH-5 between Cuttack and Bhubaneswar today, police said.

Last Updated: Nov 07, 2010, 21:58 PM IST

Cuttack: At least ten passengers were
injured today, three of them seriously, when a passenger bus
rammed into a roadside temple on NH-5 between Cuttack and
Bhubaneswar today, police said.

The bus coming towards the city here from Bhubaneswar
lost control and swerved to its left ramming into the temple
at Bhanapur.

All the injured were traveling in the bus and
there was none inside the temple when the mishap took place,
said the Cuttack Sadar police inspector Ranjit Prusty.

The bus driver is absconding as he escaped from the
spot immediately after the mishap, he said adding that the
vehicle has been seized.

The injured were rushed to SCB Medical College
Hospital here.

-PTI