Maharashtra: Nine killed in road accident in Beed in early Sunday morning hours

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 11 June 2017, 08:38 AM

In an unfortunate incident, nine people were killed and 12 other injured after a bus carrying passengers overturned in the early hours of Sunday morning in Beed district of Maharashtra.

According to reports, the bus was travelling from Pune to Latur. After receiving information, the police officials rushed to the spot and rescue operation is on. 

"The bus was travelling from Mumbai to Latur. The survivors have claimed that the driver was over-speeding, survivors which survivors accident," Mahesh Tak, API,attached to Ambhora Police Station, in Beed district told PTI.

The injured persons have been rushed to the Ahmednagar district civil hospital, which is around 70 km away from theaccident spot.

"The accident took place around 5.30 am. When the bus was near Dhanora village, the driver lost control and the bus overturned," he said. (With PTI Inputs)

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First Published: Sunday, June 11, 2017 07:13 AM

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