Uttar Pradesh: 50 injured in accident on Delhi-Haridwar national highway

Muzaffarnagar, PTI | Updated : 23 September 2018, 10:53 AM
Uttar Pradesh: 50 injured in accident on Delhi-Haridwar national highway (Representational Image)
Uttar Pradesh: 50 injured in accident on Delhi-Haridwar national highway (Representational Image)

Fifty people were injured when a bus overturned and fell into a ditch on Delhi-Haridwar national highway at Haredi bypass Sunday morning, police said.

Superintendent of Police (City) Ombir Singh said the incident occurred about 25 km from here when a bus was carrying 60 passengers from Govindpuri in Delhi to Haridwar for idol immersion in Ganga river.

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The vehicle overturned due to a pothole on the road, Singh said, adding the police rushed to the spot on receiving information about the incident.

Nineteen out of the 50 injured were rushed to a hospital for treatment, the official said.

First Published: Sunday, September 23, 2018 10:48 AM

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