Birpara, 28 August: At least 25 people were injured in a bus accident on the Asian Highway nearby Birpara.
A bus bearing vehicle regn no. WB 71 A 5693 named “Jai Baba Badrinath” overturned near Himalaya Hotel on Asian Highway near Birpara. The accident took place around 12:00 PM. The Bus was coming from Jaigaon and destined to Birpara. It was loaded with passengers when it overturned near Himalaya Hotel.
According to the sources, while overtaking a car, the driver of the bus lost his control over the vehicle and got slipped & overturned on the other side of the road. Locals rescued the passengers and informed Birpara police station.
The injured were taken to Birpara State General Hospital. The hospital sources said, “Initially 25 people were injured of them, condition of four are critical”. Tge four critically were admitted in the hospital while the rest were released after primary treatment.
The bus has been detained and has been taken to Birpara Police Station.