• search

60 injured in South Dinajpur, nine serious

By Staff
Subscribe to Oneindia News

Balurghat, May 2 (UNI) More than 60 people were injured, nine of them seriously, in a bus accident here in South Dinajpur District today.

Out of these 60 people, at least 30 were students.

Police said the accident, which took place six kms from Balurghat, after the vehicle's wheel spring broke down and the driver lost control.

Police said overloading of the bus might have been the cause of the accident. The bus was going to Tapan of the same district.

The injured were rushed to Balurghat District Hospital.

State Social welfare and Jail Minister Biswanath Choudhury, CPI (M) leader Narayan Biswas, Congress leader Tapan Kanti Dev and others visited the hospital.

Mr Choudhury has assured of all medical support to the injured.

UNI XC JYN KK PM RN2059

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more