New Delhi: At least three people killed and 50 were left injured after a passenger bus fell into a drain on Sunday morning. The incident took place in Jabalpur. The bus was travelling from Prayagraj to Nagpur when the driver lost control and the vehicle plunged into the drain. Also Read - Curfew, Prohibitory Orders Imposed in Parts of Bhopal | Here's Why
According to news agency IANS report, more than 50 people were on board the private bus of Pooja Travels. The injured have been admitted to Medical College Hospital, Victoria Hospital, Jabalpur Hospital, and City Hospital. Also Read - MP Shocker: 9 Men Rape 13-year-old Girl in Umaria, Horrifying Details Emerge
In a similar incident, six persons, including five children of Delhi Public School (DPS), were killed after a school bus collided with a truck on Kanadia Road in Indore. The bus driver has also been killed, while four other students were injured in the mishap. Also Read - 15-Year-Old Girls Can Procreate, So Why Raise Age For Marriage, Says MP Congress MLA; NCPCR Issues Notice
The incident happened when the Delhi Public School bus number 27 was on its way to drop kids to their homes. The accident was reported at Birchauli Mardana area where the bus collided head-on with a truck.
Manoj Rai, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Indore, had said, “The bus lost its balance and rammed into a truck coming from opposite direction on a different lane. Eight children and bus conductor got injured and are in ICU now. Five, including the bus driver, were killed on spot.”
A case was registered in connection with the accident.
(With agency inputs)