Jamshedpur, March 31: Eight persons were injured in a road mishap when a bus they were travelling in overturned at Chamta village on Bodam-Jamshedpur Road under Bodam police station area in Patamda on
Four of the eight are reported to seriously injured. Those injured were part of a marriage party hailing from rebel-infested Hesakocha village under Chowka police station area in adjoining Seraikela-Kharsawan district.
The CRPF jawans from the near-by Champta camp came to their rescue and rushed them to the MGM Medical College and Hospital in Sakchi for treatment.
At the medical college hospital, four of the seriously injured were admitted for treatment where as those who had sustained minor injury were released after the first-aid.
Those admitted were identified as Radhe Majhi (58), Shibu Majhi (45), Ghashiram Pahadia (40) and Bodam Singh Munda (12), all residents of Hesakocha village, Chowka.
The bus was in the last of all the six vehicles, but as the vehicle was overturned, the remaining vehicles
which were plying ahead of them had stopped.
Officer-in-charge, Bodam police station, Biren Toppo said that the driver of the bus was drunk, but as soon as the mishap took place, the driver had fled the scene.