22 Oct 2022

Madhya Pradesh: 15 Die In Bus Accident In Rewa

Rewa Madhya Pradesh): A horrific bus accident happened on National Highway-30 near Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. While descending from the Sohagi hill, the bus rammed into the trailer going ahead. 15 passengers died in the accident. 

Over 35 injured: More than 35 passengers are injured. Sohagi police reached the spot and rescued the passengers trapped in the bus. The seriously injured were taken by ambulance to Tyonthar Civil Hospital.

Bus was going from Hyderabad to Gorakhpur: According to the police, the accident took place in the valley of the hill around 11.30 pm on Friday night. The bus was going from Hyderabad to Gorakhpur via Rewa. 

While descending from the hill, it met with an accident. It was told that 3-4 people were also trapped in the cabin of the bus. The cause of the accident is not known.

Rewa Collector Manoj Pushp said that the passengers sitting in the cabin and front seat of the bus have died. The injured passengers have been sent to Sanjay Gandhi Hospital (Rewa). SP Navneet Bhasin said that trailer driver must have applied the brakes suddenly, so the bus coming from behind entered the trailer. The driver and cleaner of the trailer have not been found.

Everyone was returning home to celebrate Diwali: The bus was going from Hyderabad to Gorakhpur. Most of the injured are labourers. Everyone was returning home to celebrate Diwali. 

Condoling the deaths, Madhya Pradesh's Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra said the tragedy was "painful".

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, in a tweet, wrote: "Saddened to learn about a road accident in Rewa, MP in which many lives have been lost. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. May they remain strong in this difficult time. Prayers for speedy recovery of those injured. (sic)".

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