Two killed ,35 injured in Chintpurni bus accident

  • Two killed ,35 injured as bus skids off road in Bharwai,Chintpurni
  • Five injured serious,referred to PGI Chandigarh
  • HRTC bus driver indulged in an altercation with a tempo  driver,lost control as he was dragged from bus

Two people were killed and 35 others were injured-some of them seriously-when the Himachal Roadways bus in which they were travelling in veered off the road and fell into a 100 ft deep gorge on Sunday in Bharwai, Chintpurni ,Himachal Pradesh.

The condition of five  out of 35 passengers is serius and they have been referred to PGI Chandigarh . Others have been admitted to Amb,Una and  Chintpurni hospitals.

Eyewitnesses said the bus driver had an altercation with a tempo driver after the bus hit the parked vehicle.

The accused tempo  driver dragged the bus driver and the bus slipped to neutral mode and skidded off the road.

The tempo driver is on the run after the accident.

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