15 injured as Delhi-Reckong Peo HRTC bus overturns in Kinnaur

The Hush Post | 8:13 pm | 1-minute read

A HRTC bus overturned on the National Highway in Shongtong of Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday injuring 15 persons. As many as 35 passengers were aboard the bus. 10 others received minor injuries. The injured have been admitted to Civil Hospital in Reckongpeo.

According to the police, the Reckongpeo Depot bus, HP 25A 3327 was on its way to Reckongpeo from Delhi.  As soon as it reached near Shongtong bridge, the driver lost control while giving passage to smaller vehicles, and the bus overturned on the road.

The Arm Medical Corps team in Shongtong provided first aid to the injured. Subsequently, they were taken to Reckongpeo Hospital.

Kinnaur Deputy Commissioner Gopal Chand and SDM Kalpa Major Avnindra Kumar reached the hospital and enquired about the injured.

All the injured are reported to be out of danger. They have been provided an immediate relief of Rs 5 thousand each.

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