A terrible accident has come to light from the Buldhana district on Tuesday after a State Transport Corporation bus carrying 55 passengers crashed at Rajur Ghat. According to local reports, 20 to 25 passengers of the bus were injured in the tragic accident. However, according to news agency PTI, 10 were reported injured in the accident. The injured have been immediately admitted to the hospital for treatment. The accident reportedly occurred at 10 am today in the morning.
Local reports suggested that the front tyre of the ST corporation bus burst at Rajur Ghat and the bus started going backwards while it was on its way to Malkapur from Buldhana. The driver tried to stop the bus but by then the bus skid off the road and overturned on a cliff.
As soon as the information about the accident came to light, the police and local authorities rushed to the spot. The police then managed to send the injured ones to the Buldhana General Hospital in an ambulance with the help of locals.
The bus was reportedly carrying students from Rajur, Motala and Tarkhed who used to come to Buldhana for their school. Some students were then helped by private vehicle drivers for their onward journey.