A bus of the Orbit transport company, owned by the Badal family, was on Wednesday damaged by people in a village under Abohar, a sub division of Fazilka district.
As per information, the was on way to Nangal from Sriganganagar, but when it reached near Gumjal, a village situated on the Punjab-Rajasthan border, it hit a tractor. The tractor was badly damaged and its driver, identified as one Anil, was injured.
The accident infuriated the passengers of the bus as well as relatives of the injured farmer and they smashed the window panes of the bus. Seeing the anger of gteh people, its driver ad conductor fled from the spot.
In the meantime, injured Anil was admitted to a hospital in Sriganganagar. Later, a police team arrived on the spot and controlled the situation. The agitators alleged negligence on the part of the driver.