1 dead, 14 injured as bus overturns in Ludhiana sub-urb

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The Hush Post |11:01 pm |one-minute-read

A woman was killed and 14 others injured, four of them seriously, when a bus ferrying employees of a private factory overturned in Ludhiana.

The incident took place between Machhiwara and Kohara (two sub-urbs of Ludhiana). The dead has been identified as Rakab Devi.

The bus was on its way from Machhiwara to Kohara.

Out of the 14 injured, four of them are serious and have been admitted to Civil Hospital, Ludhiana.

According to the information available, the employees who live in Satabgarh and Burj Pawat villages in Machiwara were travelling in the bus when the accident occurred. The accident took place due to a stray cattle wandering in the middle of the road. The driver braked the vehicle to ensure that the stray cattle in not harm and lost control of the vehicle resulting in the accident.

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