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Andhra Pradesh: Bus plunges into river, six dead in Vijayawada

According to the police officer, "The bus made a stop near Vijayawada where a new driver took over . The driver did not see the bridge divider and overran on it which led the bus to plunged into the river

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 28 Feb 2017 5:28 AM GMT

Andhra Pradesh: Bus plunges into river, six dead in Vijayawada
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Andhra Pradesh: Bus plunges into river, six dead in Vijayawada
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Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh): At least eight people have lost their lives and more than 30 were injured when a private bus fell into river near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday.

The accident occurred at National Highway 65 in Krishna district.

According to the police officer, "The bus made a stop near Vijayawada where a new driver took over . The driver did not see the bridge divider and overran on it which led the bus to plunged into the river."

  • The injured were immediately taken to nandigama hospital, where doctors said that 10 injured are in critical condition.
  • The bus was on its way to Hyderabad from Bhubaneshwar.

More details regarding the incident are awaited.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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