Bus Accident

  • J&K: 35 feared dead as bus falls into a stream in Rajouri district September 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Thirty people were feared dead as a bus fell into a stream in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Six people have been rescued so far. Home Ministry dispatched NDRF teams and instructed agencies to launch rescue operation. According to sources, they were all coming from a marriage party. More...
  • 3 school children killed, 15 injured as school bus overturns August 6, 2014

    Three school children, aged between six and twelve, were on Wednesday killed and 15 injured when their school bus turned turtle after being hit by a tanker, police said. The incident took place when the children were on their way to school, police said, adding, the injured were admitted to a...
  • 21 killed in Himachal Pradesh bus accident July 29, 2014

    Shimla: A Himachal state roadways bus rolled down a hill and fell into a gorge on Tuesday resulting in death of 21 onboard passengers in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district, police said. Rescue operations are on and the toll could rise, said officials. The bus was on way from Shimla to Savera Khad...
  • Telangana: 17 students killed as bus hits train at an unmanned crossing July 24, 2014

    At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak....
  • Telangana: Train hits school bus in Medak, at least 17 children killed July 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak. The injured have been admitted...
  • Four killed in Himachal Pradesh bus accident July 13, 2014

    Shimla: Four passengers were killed and 31 injured on Sunday when a bus skidded off the road and rolled into a 30foot deep pit in Himachal Pradesh, police said. The Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus was on its way from Solan town to Shimla when it fell into the pit at...
  • Three killed in a bus accident in Kashmir June 25, 2014

    Srinagar: Three persons died while 27 others were injured when the bus they were travelling in overturned at Bijbehara in Anantnag district of Kashmir, police said on Wednesday. The bus, which was returning to Kulgam from Gulmarg tourist resort, turned turtle at Bijbhera at 10.45 PM last night, the police said. Three...
  • 10 killed, 25 injured as speeding bus topples in Devprayag May 7, 2014

    Ten people were killed on Wednesday when a bus on its way from New Delhi to Uttarakhand toppled in Devprayag district, police said. Twentyfive passengers were injured in the accident on the RishikeshBadrinath route. A dozen of the injured were said to be in critical condition. The bus was headed for Srinagar...
  • Maharashtra: 10 killed, 35 injured in bus accident in Satara February 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Ten people were killed and 35 injured when a tourist bus going to Gujarat fell off a bridge on the PuneSatara 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 operations are...
  • 8 dead after luxury bus meets with accident near Mumbai January 29, 2014

    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 purplecoloured bus was en route to Ahmedabad from Pune, when...
  • Change your bus design, Karnataka tells Volvo after two major accidents January 27, 2014

    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 and...
  • Pakistan: Truck hits school bus, 17 children dead January 16, 2014

    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 headon collision when the truck slammed into the school van on a single track dirt road. Apparently, speeding and...
  • Maharashtra: State transport bus falls in a valley, 27 dead January 2, 2014

    Thane: At least 27 people have been killed when a state transport bus plying on the VithalwadiAhmednagar route with around 3040 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 December 8, 2013

    Eight persons were killed and 17 others injured on Sunday when two buses collided headon near a village in Bihar's Saran district, police said. The accident occurred near Karnpur village as two buses plying between PatnaSiwan and SiwamPatna respectively collided killing six on the spot, Marhaura's SubDivisional Police Officer (SDPO) Kundan...
  • Passengers can demand safetydemo of Volvo buses: VP Akash Passey November 16, 2013

    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 November 16, 2013

    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 November 15, 2013

    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 November 14, 2013

    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 board...
  • AP: Relatives await identification as 44 people die in bus accident October 30, 2013

    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 September 9, 2013

    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 September 6, 2013

    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 hit...
  • Rajasthan: Bus, tempo collide in Hanumangarh, 9 children dead July 30, 2013

    Hanumangarh: Nine children died in a bustempo 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 May 27, 2013

    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 April 4, 2013

    Srinagar: Nine students were killed and twelve others injured when a school bus skidded off a mountain road and fell into a 500feet 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...
  • Maharashtra: 37 dead as bus falls into a river March 19, 2013

    Mumbai: At least 37 people were killed when a bus on its way from Goa to Mumbai fell into a river near the Khed junction in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra on Tuesday morning. There were six Russian nationals, too, in the bus and one of them also died in the...
  • Jalandhar school bus accident: Death toll rises to 13 March 4, 2013

    Jalandhar: The death toll in the Jalandhar school bus accident rose to 13 on Monday evening. The school bus had a head-on collision with a truck early in the morning, following which casualties were reported. Reports said that the driver of the school bus had died after the accident. At least...
  • Rajasthan: 13 killed as bus collides with truck in Churu November 22, 2012

    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 39 injured...
  • Pak: Bus carrying Indian fishermen meets with accident November 12, 2012

    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 Lahorebound 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 November 8, 2012

    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...
  • WB: 7 pilgrims dead, 11 injured in bus accident September 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Around seven people died and 11 others were injured when the bus they were travelling in turned turtle in Burdwan district of West Bengal. The incident happened on the Durgapur expressway on Sunday morning. The victims were mostly from Bihar's Hajipur area and had gone to visit the Kalighat...