16 injured in Himachal roadways bus accident

Shimla: Sixteen passengers were injured, one seriously, when a Himachal roadways bus that failed to negotiate a sharp turn on the outskirts of the city went off the road and came to halt against a tree after having rolled over once.

Police official Satya Prakash, after having supervised the rescue and relief operation said, “Sixteen persons have been brought to IGMC hospital for treatment. A lady passenger who is yet to be identified is serious.”

The bus was on its way from Shimla to Dahmun, when it met with an accident at about 4 p.m. about 14 kilometers from here.

Cause of the accident could not be immediately ascertained.

As Editor, Ravinder Makhaik leads a team of media professionals at Hill Post. Spanning a career of over two decades in mass communication, as a Documentary Filmmaker, TV journalist, Print Media journalist and with Online & Social Media, he brings with him a vast experience. He lives in Shimla.

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