7 injured after STS bus overturns at Austin-2

Report by: 
KURMA RAO
Mayabunder
28 Jun 2017

At least seven passengers sustained serious injuries when the bus they were travelling met with an accident  at a remote location in Mayabunder on Tuesday. The injured were rushed to Dr RP Hospital, Mayabunder for medical treatment. The Police have reportedly registered a case of negligent driving against the driver of the STS bus.
According to reports, the mishap occurred at around 6.15 pm yesterday. The STS bus with 17 passengers on board was travelling to Mayabunder from Diglipur. After crossing Mohanpur, the driver of the bus lost control over the vehicle while trying to prevent  a collision with a motorcycle coming from the opposite direction and overturned near Austin – 2. Nearby villagers rushed to help the injured. Of the seven injured passengers, some suffered head injuries while others met with hand and limb fractures. All the injured are currently under treatment at the hospital.