BUS ACCIDENT

  • MP: 50 dead as bus fell from bridge in Panna, catches fire 22 hours 28 minutes ago

    Panna: At least 50 people died in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district after the bus they were travelling in fell from a bridge and caught fire. The accident took place near Pandav falls, about 550 km away from Bhopal. Around 50 people were travelling in the bus which was going from Panna...
  • India sends plane to airlift Nepal accident victims remains April 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Government sent an IL 76 aircraft to Kathmandu to bring back mortal remains of the 17 Indian pilgrims who were killed in a bus accident in Nepal. The plane will reach Kathmandu. However, the bodies and 28 people injured in the incident will be air-lifted after completion of formalities. "India...
  • West Bengal: 10 dead, 50 injured in a bus accident in Burdwan April 10, 2015

    Burdwan: At least 10 people were killed and 50 others were injured in a bus accident in West Bengal's Burdwan district. The bus was on its way to Nabadwip when it lost control and turned turtle. The injured are being treated at Burdwan Medical college. ...
  • MP: 10 killed, 40 injured as bus plunges into valley in Dhar February 17, 2015

    Jhabua (MP): At least 10 people were killed and over 40 others were injured on Monday night when a private bus in which they were travelling fell into a deep valley in Machalia Ghat in neighbouring Dhar district. The bus was on its way to Galiakot in Rajasthan from Indore when...
  • Tamil Nadu: 7 dead, 30 injured in bus accident in Dharmapuri district January 20, 2015

    Dharmapuri: At least Seven people were killed and 30 were injured in a bus accident in Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri district. The incident occurred on Monday afternoon. The bus fell into a 100-feet gorge near Hogenakkal in Dharmapuri district. More information awaited. ...
  • J&K: Mini bus falls into gorge in Katra; 5 dead, 14 injured December 10, 2014

    Katra: At least five people were killed and 14 were injured when a mini bus fell into a deep gorge near Katra in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident occurred on Wednesday evening when the bus was on its way from Reasi to Katra. More details are awaited. ...
  • UP: 5 dead, 25 injured after school bus collides with a train in Mau December 4, 2014

    Mau: Five school children were killed and 25 were injured when their school bus collided with a train in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district on Thursday. The incident took place at around 8 AM when the van carrying school children was hit by Tamsa passenger train going to Varanasi from Azamgarh at...
  • Assam: 9 dead, 26 injured as a bus falls into a ditch October 26, 2014

    Guwahati: Nine people were killed and 26 others were injured when a speeding bus overturned and fell into a roadside ditch. The incident occurred when the bus driver travelling from Lakhimpur lost his control over the vehicle. The tragedy occurred at 4 AM in the morning and total 37 people were...
  • 22 killed, 14 injured in Himachal Pradesh bus accident September 24, 2014

    Shimla: At least 22 people were killed and 14 injured when an overloaded private bus fell into the Gobind Sagar reservoir in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district on Wednesday, officials said. As many as "22 people were killed and 14 were injured", Superintendent of Police Ashok Kumar said over phone. The exact...
  • 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...