The accident happened when a bus to Puri from Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh was trying to overtake a bamboo-laden truck near Charampa on National Highway 16, the Inspector-in-Charge of Bhadrak Town Police Station, Dillip Sahu, said.
While two persons, including the driver of the bus, died in the accident, around 15 others suffered injuries injuries, he said.
The injured were admitted to Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital here, he added.
An investigation has been initiated, he said.
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