Jajpur, April 16: Five people were killed and many injured when a passenger bus they were travelling in fell from a flyover in Odisha's Jajpur late on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, police said.

According to officials, the ill-fated bus was traveling from Puri towards West Bengal when the incident took place. "This unfortunate incident happened with a bus which was going from Puri towards West Bengal, there were around 42 to 43 passengers on the bus," Jajpur SP Vinit Agarwal said. Bus Accident in Odisha: Several Injured After Passenger Bus Falls off Flyover on NH-16 Near Jajpur's Barabati (Watch Video).

He said that around the injured people have been referred to SCB Medical College in Cuttack. "As per the latest information received, 5 people have died," he said. Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) Shibasish Moharana said that out of 38 injured, one was seriously injured. Odisha Road Accident: Five Dead, Several Injured As Passenger Bus Falls off Overbridge on National Highway-16 in Jajpur District; Disturbing Videos Surface.

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"In the unfortunate accident, 5 people succumbed. 38 injured were transferred SCB Medical College, Cuttack. Out of 38, one is seriously injured," he said. More details are awaited.