As many as 30 passengers were injured when a Bhubaneswar-bound bus overturned at Pada Chhak under the Hindol police station in the district early on Thursday morning.
The injured persons were admitted to the Hindol, Rasol and Khajuriakata Government hospitals.
The incident took place at around 4 am when the bus was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Sambalpur district. Reports said the speeding bus turned turtle as the driver lost control over the vehicle. Out of the 30 injured passengers, an elderly person sustained fractures in his legs and hands.
Later, all the injured were rescued and admitted to hospitals, an eyewitness said.