Cuttack: Odisha Health Minister Pratap Jena rushed to SCB, Cuttack, met victims of bus accident at Mahanadi Bridge are being treated. He personally interacted with patients and ensured all the treatment are being provided with utmost care.
He expressed his deep grief over the death of the 12 passengers who lost their lives after a bus they were traveling fell off bridge over Mahanadi River. The private bus named ‘Jagannath’ (OD35 A 0211) fell 30 feet below into the river bed after hitting a buffalo while it was on its way to Cuttack from Talcher.
It should be noted that Odisha Health, I & PR Minister Pratap Jena was in Delhi to join as Chief Guest on Odisha State day at India Inernational Trade Fair in New Delhi. After the bus accident he rushed back to Odisha to met the victims of bus accident.