Hazaribagh (Jharkhand), Apr 30 (ANI): At least ten people were killed and many others injured when an overloaded bus, carrying a marriage party, fell into a 50 foot-deep ditch at Pasaria valley in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh District.
According to victims, the driver lost control of the vehicle while trying to take a turn. He immediately fled the scene.
“We were returning from a marriage party when suddenly the bus brakes failed and the vehicle tumbled. After that the driver fled leaving us there,” said Ashok, a victim.
Naushad Alam, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) said the injured were taken to the Hazaribagh Sardar Hospital. Two among critically injured have been rushed to a state capital hospital.
The bus was returning to Hazaribagh from Chatra district on Wednesday. (ANI)