22 hurt as Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation bus overturns; 18 hospitalised

Times of India | 1 month ago | 02-12-2022 | 10:10 am

22 hurt as Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation bus overturns; 18 hospitalised

NASHIK: Twenty-two passengers were injured after a Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) bus, travelling from Chalisgaon in Jalgaon to Nandurbar, overturned on the Chalisgaon-Dhule road at 7.15 am on Thursday. According to a police officer, 15 of the 22 injured passengers were taken to a government medical hospital in Dhule, while three were admitted to a private hospital. "Four passengers, who had sustained minor bruises, decided to travel ahead to Nandurbar. There were as many as 22 passengers along with five staff and crew members in the bus," the officer said, adding that no casualty was reported in the accident that occurred near the Shirud crossroads. The Chalisgaon (Jalgaon)-Akkalkuwa (Nandurbar) bus started the journey at 6 am. "The accident took place when the bus driver tried to avoid collision with a truck coming from the opposite direction. Road repair works were being carried out at the said stretch. As a result, the carriageway had become narrow. Despite the driver's efforts to avoid the collision, the rear section of the bus hit the truck and toppled," the officer said. "As the bus toppled to its side, the passengers were thrown off their seats and they fell on each other. The injured were quickly moved to the hospital. Movement of vehicular traffic was also affected for some time due to the accident," the officer added. Three passengers have received injuries to their legs and chest, for which they are undergoing treatment at private and government hospitals. "The MSRTC has provided forms to the injured passengers that will help them get free of cost treatment," an MSRTC official from Dhule division said.

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