States & UTs

    30 people injured as bus falls off bridge in Maharashtra's Parbhani

    The Hawk
    March20/ 2024
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    A state transport bus en route from Jintur to Solapur fell from a bridge in Akoli, injuring passengers. Authorities and emergency services respond swiftly to provide medical aid and investigate the incident.

    Representative Image of a Bus fall

    Mumbai: Nearly 30 passengers were injured after a state transport bus they were travelling in fell from a bridge in Maharashtra's Parbhani district on Wednesday morning, a police official said.

    The vehicle was heading from Jintur in Parbhani to Solapur when the accident took place.

    The bus driver lost control over the wheels following which the vehicle fell from a bridge at Akoli in Parbhani's Jintur taluka, located nearly 500 km from Mumbai, the official said.

    "Around 30 passengers received injuries. They all are undergoing treatment in hospital," Parbhani's Superintendent of Police Ravindrasing Pardeshi said.

    The injured people were initially taken to a medical facility in Jintur and later shifted to a government hospital in Parbhani city, the police said.