Purba Medinipur, West Bengal:
At least 27 passengers sustained accidents when the bus they have been travelling in collided with an oil tanker on the Haldia Mecheda State Highway in West Bengal’s Purba Medinipur on Sunday.
All injured passengers have been rushed to the Tomluk Medical College the place 12 passengers have been administered first assist and discharged and 15 others are nonetheless below therapy for his or her severe accidents.
The accident passed off when the SBSTC (South Bengal State Transport Corporation) bus which was on its method from Digha to Kolkata had stopped at a crossing close to Ramtarak on the freeway.
A dashing oil tanker misplaced management and rammed into the again of the bus, based on locals.
A site visitors pile up was triggered as a result of accident and police personnel from Tamluk and Kolaghat police stations took management of the scenario and cleared the site visitors jams.
Meanwhile, earlier this month three individuals have been killed and two others sustained accidents as a bus fell down after breaking the railing of an overbridge close to Tatarpur on the National Highway in Monday morning in Uttar Pradesh.
The accident passed off when the bus was on its technique to Mainpuri from Delhi, Police mentioned.
Also, final week in Madhya Pradesh, not less than 26 individuals have been injured as a Gujarat-bound bus overturned after falling off a culvert within the Ujjain district of the State.
Fourteen individuals together with six ladies and 7 male college students have been injured when an “overloaded” eco-van skidded off the street and rolled down right into a gorge in Poonch district within the second week on March this 12 months.
The accident passed off close to Keri Kangra in Mendhar, Poonch when the driving force of the eco van misplaced management over it and the automobile rolled down many toes right into a gorge, based on officers.
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