Close shave for passengers as bus overturns at Mohanpur

Report by: 
KURMA RAO
Mayabunder
29 Nov 2017

Passengers of Geetanjali Transport had a narrow escape when the vehicle overturned at remote Mohanpur area on Tuesday. Injured passengers were rushed to the nearby health centre for first-aid, while the driver of the bus has been booked under relevant sections of the law.
As per sources, the night bus of Geetanjali Transport departed for Diglipur at around 12.30 pm on Tuesday. At around 11 pm, the driver of the bus lost control after which the vehicle veered off the road and overturned near Mohanpur Forest Camp. Villagers rushed to help the passengers, who sustained minor injuries in the mishap. Preliminary reports suggest that the driver of the bus was in an inebriated state and lost control due to dizziness. Further investigation is underway.