As per reports, the bus was ferrying patients from Sai Seva Sadan Hospital at Kuhudi of Khordha district to Harabhanga of Boudh district.
The mishap occurred early in the morning when the bus driver lost control over the wheels following which the vehicle hit a divider near Phalpadu under Banigochha police limits in Nayagarh district. The bus went into flames soon after the collision.
On being informed, Banigochha police and fire services personnel from Dasapalla irushed to the spot and brought the fire under control.
All the patients on board the bus were rescued and shifted to Dasapalla and Banigochha health centres. There were no major injuries to anybody, police said.
The driver of the bus fled from the spot soon after the mishap.
Meanwhile, Banigochha Police registered a case and initiated a probe into the incident.
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