Bus Accident

  • Maharashtra: 10 killed, 35 injured in bus accident in Satara 04-02-2014 06:59 AM

    Mumbai: Ten people were killed and 35 injured when a tourist bus going to Gujarat fell off a bridge on the Pune-Satara road near the Khambatki Ghat. This is the second accident at the Ghat in less than a month. The accident happened at 10 pm on Monday. The rescue...
  • 8 dead after luxury bus meets with accident near Mumbai 29-01-2014 07:44 AM

    Mumbai: Eight people have died after a luxury bus met with an accident on the outskirts of Mumbai on Wednesday morning. Nearly 14 people are said to be injured. The driver of the diesel tanker is absconding. According to sources, the purple-coloured bus was en route to Ahmedabad from Pune,...
  • Change your bus design, Karnataka tells Volvo after two major accidents 27-01-2014 07:36 AM

    Bangalore: Two months after more than 50 people were killed in two fire incidents in private Volvo buses, the Karnataka government has told the bus manufacturer company to make design changes in its vehicles. The Karnataka transport department has told Volvo to incorporate design changes that could enhance passengers' safety...
  • Pakistan: Truck hits school bus, 17 children dead 16-01-2014 08:37 AM

    Islamabad: A truck slammed into a bus bringing school children home from an outing in southern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 17 pupils and three adults, police said. "It was a head-on collision when the truck slammed into the school van on a single track dirt road. Apparently, speeding...
  • Maharashtra: State transport bus falls in a valley, 27 dead 02-01-2014 11:58 AM

    Thane: At least 27 people have been killed when a state transport bus plying on the Vithalwadi-Ahmednagar route with around 30-40 passengers fell in a valley near Malshej Ghat, Thane. Rescue workers are carrying out the relief work at the accident site which is in a valley almost 250 metres...
  • Eight killed, 17 others injured as two buses collide 08-12-2013 05:45 PM

    Eight persons were killed and 17 others injured on Sunday when two buses collided head-on near a village in Bihar's Saran district, police said. The accident occurred near Karnpur village as two buses plying between Patna-Siwan and Siwam-Patna respectively collided killing six on the spot, Marhaura's Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO)...
  • Passengers can demand safety-demo of Volvo buses: VP Akash Passey 16-11-2013 10:04 PM

    There have been two major accidents where Volvo buses went up in flames in a span of two weeks. After the two tragic incidents resulting in the death of many questions are being raised on the safety of going by the Volvo, and the company's Senior Vice President Akash Passey...
  • Karnataka: No fault in design, claims manufacturer after bus killed 7 16-11-2013 08:33 AM

    Bangalore: Several questions remain unanswered after seven people were killed and 40 others were injured after a bus enroute to Mumbai from Bangalore caught fire in Haveri district of Karnataka on Thursday morning. The manufacturers have claimed that there was no fault in the design of the vehicle and the...
  • Bangalore bus accident: Design is safe, asserts Volvo 15-11-2013 05:06 PM

    A day after seven people were killed and 40 others injured when a bus enroute to Mumbai from Bangalore caught fire in Haveri district of Karnataka, the bus company, Volvo, reiterated that the design of the bus was safe. They said the fire might have been caused by a leak...
  • K'taka: 7 die after bus enroute to Mumbai from Bangalore catches fire 14-11-2013 07:23 AM

    Haveri: Seven people were killed and 40 others injured after a bus enroute to Mumbai from Bangalore caught fire in Haveri district of Karnataka on Thursday morning. A toddler is amongst those who have been killed and three of the injured are very critical. At least 48 passengers were on...
  • AP: Relatives await identification as 44 people die in bus accident 30-10-2013 07:57 PM

    Hyderabad/Bangalore: In a tragic incident on Wednesday, 44 passengers traveling from Hyderabad to Bangalore by an overnight bus were burnt to death when the fuel tank exploded. Besides the driver and the cleaner, only five passengers survived the accident. All the passengers have been charred beyond recognition and the families...
  • Kerala: Private bus owners go on an indefinite strike 09-09-2013 09:14 AM

    Kochi: Private bus operators in Kerala have gone on an indefinite strike since Sunday midnight protesting the motor vehicles department's decision for mandatory speed governors in wake of the recent road mishap at Malappuram, which claimed 13 lives. Private bus owners said that monitoring speed is applicable only on private...
  • Kerala: 13 killed, 25 injured in road accident 06-09-2013 04:34 PM

    Thirteen persons, nine of them school children, were killed and 25 others injured when a mini bus in which they were travelling rammed a tree and plunged down the road at Chelakkad in Malappuram district on Friday. The deceased also included four women, police said. The speeding private mini bus...
  • Rajasthan: Bus, tempo collide in Hanumangarh, 9 children dead 30-07-2013 10:30 AM

    Hanumangarh: Nine children died in a bus-tempo collision in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan on Tuesday morning. Out of nine childrens, seven died on the spot and 10 others have been taken to the hospital. The incident took place at 8 am. More details awaited. ...
  • UP: 19 killed as bus falls into a canal in Etah 27-05-2013 11:15 AM

    Etah: Nineteen persons including women and children were killed and 23 others injured when a speeding bus in which they were travelling from Farukkhabad to New Delhi lost control and fell into the Hazara canal in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. While all the 19 passengers died on...
  • J&K: 9 school students killed as bus rolls down into gorge 04-04-2013 08:57 PM

    Srinagar: Nine students were killed and twelve others injured when a school bus skidded off a mountain road and fell into a 500-feet gorge in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Thursday, official sources said. The mishap took place at Kandiwara near Kokernag, 70 kms from Srinagar, when the driver...
  • Rajasthan: 13 killed as bus collides with truck in Churu 22-11-2012 09:33 AM

    Jaipur: Thirteen people were killed and 39 others injured when their bus collided with a truck in Churu district in the wee hours on Thursday. The bus was on its way to Karanpur town from Jaipur when the incident occurred near Sardarshahar, SP, Churu, Omprakash said. Seven out of the...
  • Pak: Bus carrying Indian fishermen meets with accident 12-11-2012 11:00 PM

    Lahore: A bus transporting 15 Indian fishermen released from a Pakistani jail met with an accident in Punjab province on Monday, causing minor injuries to four of them, officials said. The Lahore-bound bus collided with a speeding truck at Jehanian, located 330 km from the capital of Punjab province, an...
  • Ludhiana: 16 injured as school bus hits divider 08-11-2012 01:49 PM

    Ludhiana: Sixteen students were injured after a school bus lost control, ran over a divider and turned upside down near Focal Point in Ludhiana on Thursday. The injured students were taken to a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, the driver's condition remains critical. "The bus hit the divider resulting in serious injuries...
  • Ambala: 10 children killed in bus-truck collision 02-01-2012 12:55 PM

    Ambala: Ten children on their way to school were killed and 23 others were injured when the bus carrying them collided head-on with a truck amid heavy fog on Saha-Shahabad road near here this morning. Police said visibility was poor due to a thick blanket of fog in the area...
  • Thane: 44 children injured in road mishap 29-12-2011 08:26 AM

    Thane: Over 40 children were injured on Wednesday night when a school bus carrying them hit a road divider and turned turtle near Lonavala, police said. A female teacher accompanying the students and the driver of the vehicle also suffered critical injuries, they said. According to officials, the children were...
  • Maharashtra: 15 dead as bus accident sparks fire 28-11-2011 09:57 AM

    New Delhi: Fifteen people were burnt to death, in Buldhana district of Maharashtra, following an accident that involved two buses. Sources say 57 others have been injured out of whom 35 are said to be critical. The injured have been rushed to the nearest hospital. Sources added that the toll...
  • 12 Puri pilgrims die as bus, oil tanker collide 21-10-2011 09:07 AM

    West Midnapore: A bus carrying Puri pilgrims collided with an oil tanker at Asari on National Highway 6 in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Thursday night. As many as 12 people were killed and 14 injured in the accident. The dead included eight women and a child. The victims...
  • Kerala: 3 children die as bus falls into canal 26-09-2011 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: Three children have been killed and nine injured when a school bus fell into a canal near Thiruvanthapuram. According to reports, there were 30 children in the bus, out of which 15 were rescued on time. Nine injured children have been rushed to hospital. Search and rescue operations...
  • J&K: 11 feared killed, 18 injured in bus accident 13-09-2011 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: Eleven people are feared killed and eighteen injured as a bus fell into a gorge in Digdole area of Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The bus was on its way from Ramban to Banbaniah when the accident took place on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on...
  • TN: 10 dead, 25 injured as two buses collide 05-09-2011 03:18 PM

    Tiruchirapalli: Two buses collided near Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu on Monday killing ten people and leaving 25 others injured. An omni bus hit a passenger bus on the Tiruchirapalli - Madurai road. One of the buses was bound for Madurai from Chennai while the other vehicle was on its way...
  • Bus catches fire in Tamil Nadu, 22 dead 08-06-2011 07:20 AM

    Vellore: Twenty two people were charred to death as a bus caught fire late on Tuesday night after hitting a culvert in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The bus was on its way from Chennai to Tirupur. The bus was carrying 24 people and the driver, who survived the accident,...
  • Assam: bus falls off bridge in Kamrup, 31 dead 31-05-2011 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: In a tragic incident in Assam, 31 people were killed at Hajo in the Kamrup district after a private bus fell off a wooden bridge and plunged into a river at midnight on Monday. The incident happened at Rajabari on Hajo-Guwahati road when the bus carrying a wedding...