The car and the bus collided head-on. The bus overturned in the field and the passenger was crushed under the bus.
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), October 17: Bolero and the bus had a horrific accident early Saturday morning. The collision between the car and the bus was so severe that 7 people died on the spot. Thirty-two people were injured and are being treated at a hospital. The condition of the passengers is critical and the death toll is expected to rise.
The car and the bus collided head-on. The bus overturned in the field and the passenger was crushed under the bus. The passenger in the Bolero car was reportedly seriously injured. The incident took place at Puranapur in Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh.
7 dead and 32 injured after a bus and a Bolero collided with each other in Puranpur area: Jai Prakash, SP Pilibhit pic.twitter.com/l918gQiwIR
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A bus full of passengers was heading towards Pilibhit from Lucknow when it was hit by an oncoming Bolero car. The impact of the car was so severe that the bus went straight to the field and overturned. Several passengers were injured and some were crushed under the bus.
Upon learning of the accident, police and locals rushed to the spot and rushed the passengers to the hospital. However, according to doctors, seven people were killed and 32 others were seriously injured in the accident. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the accident. It is learned that senior officers have been ordered to help the injured immediately.
Edited by Kranti Kanetkar