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BEST’s double-decker bus rams into a tree in Mumbai, 6 hurt

According to the BKC police, the incident took place around 1pm when the double decker bus was heading towards Kurla from Bandra.

mumbai Updated: Nov 16, 2016 14:56 IST
Jayprakash S Naidu
Jayprakash S Naidu
Hindustan Times
Mumbai BEST,Mumbai road accident,Bandra-Kurla Complex
The bus was near the income-tax office when it rammed into a tree’s branch. The impact shattered the upper deck of the bus where several passengers were seated.(HT PHOTO )

At least six people were injured after the double decker BEST bus they were riding on hit a tree’s branch near Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) in Bandra on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the BKC police, the incident took place around 1pm when the double decker bus was heading towards Kurla from Bandra.

The bus was near the income-tax office when it rammed into a tree’s branch. The impact shattered the upper deck of the bus where several passengers were seated.

Inspector Kalim Shaikh said, “Around six people were injured. All of them have been rushed to a nearby hospital. The accident disrupted traffic movement.”

First Published: Nov 16, 2016 14:48 IST