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Five killed, 28 injured as bus overturns in Chhattisgarh

Five people were killed and 28 seriously injured today when a speeding private bus carrying about 75 passengers overturned in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

india Updated: Nov 11, 2010 09:16 IST
IANS

Five people were killed and 28 seriously injured on Monday when a speeding private bus carrying about 75 passengers overturned in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

"The bus was on its way to Ambikapur from Korba. Five people died on the spot, while 28 others are battling for life in hospital," a police spokesperson said at Surguja, some 350 km from state capital Raipur.

The driver of the bus is absconding, and efforts are on to nab him, he said.

First Published: Nov 08, 2010 21:20 IST