35 injured as bus overturns

Thirty five people were on Wednesday injured when a bus going from Pilibhit to Rishikesh overturned, police said.

india Updated: Jun 22, 2011 13:40 IST
PTI

Thirty five people were on Wednesday injured when a bus going from Pilibhit to Rishikesh overturned, police said.

The bus overturned after it hit a railing at the bank of Chorkhala river in Rehar area on Wednesday morning, they said.

The bus driver and its conductor fled from the spot soon after the accident.

The police suspect that the bus driver Morpal was in an inebriated condition.

The injured have been admitted to a hospital in Jaspur where fifteen of them are reported to be in a critical condition, they added.

First Published: Jun 22, 2011 13:39 IST