Bus overturns in Malout sub division, 6 hospitalized, 1 serious referred to GGS medical college Faridkot

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Muktsar
  • Updated: Mar 18, 2015 20:23 IST

Seven passengers were injured, one of them seriously, when a bus of the private company Northern Transport overturned near Panjwa village of the Malout subdivision at about 11 am on Wednesday.

The bus had reportedly left for Haripore village in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan from Lambi.

The bus rolled down the road and overturned after the driver reportedly lost control over it while negotiating a turn after crossing a bridge. The local residents rushed to the help of the passengers immediately. The police also reached the spot.

"Six persons were admitted to the government hospital in Lambi while the one who was seriously injured was rushed to the GGS medical college and hospital, Faridkot. The bus driver appears to have lost control over the bus after crossing a bridge due to a turn and the bus overturned. However, no casualty has been reported," said Manvinderbir Singh, deputy superintendent of police (DSP), Malout.

"They have small injuries like fractures," he added.

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