Truck hits bus in Delhi Cantonment, 19 passengers injured

Updated On : 24 Jan , 2017 , 12:07 PM
Truck hits bus in Delhi Cantonment, 19 passengers injured
Truck hits bus in Delhi Cantonment, 19 passengers injured
New Delhi:

Nineteen people were injured, three of them grievously, after a bus carrying a marriage party collided with a truck in Delhi Cantonment area in the wee hours on Tuesday, police said.

All the three seriously injured are “out of danger”.

“The victims were going for a marriage in Mayapuri area in west Delhi when the collision took place at around 2 AM. The bus overturned in which 19 were injured,” police said.

The grievously injured have been admitted to AIIMS and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital while those sustaining minor injuries are undergoing treatment at other hospitals, they said.

“Laxmi 45 yrs, Upasna 34yrs & Sajid 30 yrs suffered injuries in the bus-truck collision. Both ladies admit in AIIMS Trauma & Sajid@Gangrm spot. All out of danger (sic),” DCP (South West) Surender Kumar tweeted.

“The truck driver is on the run. It is not immediately known if the truck hit the bus while trying to overtake it, and whether the two vehicles were moving in opposite direction. Further investigation is underway,” police added.

Delhi Cantonment is a high-security zone where vehicular speed limitation is a norm. 

First Published : Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:59 AM
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