Bhubaneswar: Six students, including a teacher, among a group of 13 of a school from Kendrapada were injured in an accident near Satyanagar here on Sunday.
The injured have been identified as Bijay Kumar Nath (school teacher), Raghunath Khuntia, Akshay Kumar Mohapatra, Krushna Chandra Rout, Sushree Bidisha Sahu, Gyanaseni Priyadarshini Mohapatra, Shantipriya Marandi, Gargi Rout, Basundhara Rout, Subhashree Arushika, Bijaylaxmi Swain, Soumyaprakash Mohapatra (students) and Arun Kumar Mohapatra (driver).
Sources said that the incident occured when a truck hit the Bolero Jeep, when it was taking a right turn near the Kali Temple Square. After being hitted, the driver lost the control and the vehicle over-turned. Luckily no one was critically hurt.
Soon, with help from the locals, the students as well as the teacher were rushed to the Capital Hospital. A case has been lodged in Kharavela nagar Police Station in this regard.