Rajasthan: Truck hits bus full of passengers from behind in Bharatpur, 11 killed, many injured

Pankaj Prasad
People admitted to hospital
People admitted to hospital

A horrific road accident took place in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan on Wednesday morning.

11 people died in a tragic accident in Bharatpur. At the same time, more than 12 people were injured in this accident. After receiving information about the incident, police officers from Lakhanpur, Nadbai, Halaina and Vair police stations reached the spot.

The incident is being reported at 5:30 am near Hantara on National Highway 21 of Lakhanpur police station area. There was hue and cry on the spot after the accident. The dead include six women and five men. All the deceased are said to be residents of Bhavnagar (Gujarat).

The bus was standing on the roadside due to breakdown

According to the police, the bus was going from Bhavnagar to Mathura. In the morning the bus suddenly broke down on the Bharatpur-Agra highway. Other passengers including the driver and his companion also got off the bus. The driver and his companions were adjusting the bus when the truck hit them and crushed the people standing on the side. During this time, the drivers of other vehicles passing by saw unconscious people lying on the road, called the police and called an ambulance. The bodies of all have been kept in the mortuary of Bharatpur District Hospital.

Dead bodies scattered on the road, jam on the highway

After the accident, the bodies scattered on the highway. The people present there removed each dead body from the middle of the road and kept it aside. At the same time, there was a jam on the highway. Police said that it is not yet known which vehicle caused the collision. The condition of the injured remains critical. He will be interrogated once he regains consciousness.