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45 injured as bus hits culvert

Forty-five passengers were injured, 14 of them seriously, when a Rishikesh-bound state roadways bus hit a culvert near Rehar village, police said on Thursday.

india Updated: Jun 23, 2011 11:46 IST

Forty-five passengers were injured, 14 of them seriously, when a Rishikesh-bound state roadways bus hit a culvert near Rehar village, police said on Thursday.

The incident took place on National Highway 14 last night when the driver of the bus lost control over the vehicle, they said.

The driver and conductor of the bus fled from the spot after the mishap.

According to the passengers, the driver was under the influence of alcohol.