The injured persons have been admitted to the District Headquarter Hospital (DHH) here.
As per reports, a private-run bus namely “Omm Sai” was heading to Angul from Jeypore town in Koraput district on Sunday night.
The driver of the bus reportedly lost control of the wheels on Mukundpur ghat road, following which the vehicle skidded off the road and overturned.
The driver of the bus reportedly fled from the spot soon after the mishap.
On being informed, Mukundapur police and local fire brigadiers reached the spot, rescued the injured persons and rushed them to DHH here.
Meanwhile, the police seized the vehicle and initiated a probe into the matter.