Elderly Woman Falls From Bus, Foot Crushed Under Rear Wheel

In the incident, which occurred on Thursday, the 60-year-old woman's foot was badly injured. She was rushed to a hospital by the bus driver where doctors amputated her foot, they said.

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Elderly Woman Falls From Bus, Foot Crushed Under Rear Wheel

Woman was irked after not finding a bus for Seelampur and boarded a low-floor bus

New Delhi:  A elderly woman's foot came under a moving bus after she fell from it in central Delhi's Daryaganj area as the conductor allegedly told her to get down from the vehicle and did not even ask the driver to stop it, the police have said.

In the incident, which occurred on Thursday, the 60-year-old woman's foot was badly injured. She was rushed to a hospital by the bus driver where doctors amputated her foot, they said.

On the basis of the woman's complaint, a case has been registered against the driver and conductor. The matter is being probed, the police have said.

The victim, a resident of Seelampur, after meeting a relative admitted at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital was waiting at Delhi Gate for a bus to return home, they said.

The police said apparently, she was irked after not finding a bus for Seelampur and boarded a low-floor bus.

However, the conductor reportedly told her the bus would not go to Seelampur, they said.

The woman, in her complaint, alleged that she was asked to get down from the moving bus and the conductor did not even ask the driver to stop the vehicle.

While getting down from the bus, she fell and the rear wheel of the vehicle ran over her foot, the police has said.

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