Woman killed, 40 injured as bus rolls down a cliff in Bharmour, Chamba

0
21

The casualties could have been higher had the bus not struck to the crash barrier on the road 15 meters below the crash site. The crash-barrier took the impact of the bus and a few more lives were saved

The Hush Post: A woman was killed while 40 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling rolled down a cliff in Bharmaour of Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh. The accident occurred on the Chamba-Bharmour road on Wednesday afternoon. The bus was coming from Palampur and was headed to Chatradi.

According to the reports, the driver failed to negotiate a blind curve and lost control over the vehicle. Consequently, the bus rolled down the cliff resulting in the death of a woman passenger.

40 persons were injured in the accident, 25 of them seriously injured. The injured were rushed to Chamba Medical College with the help of ambulances, police and the local people.

The casualties could have been higher had no the bus stuck to the crash barrier on the road lying 15 meters below the crash site. The crash-barrier withheld the impact of the bus and a few more lives were saved.

The police immediately rushed to the spot and are investigating the matter.

Leave a Reply