6 Killed, 25 Injured As Bus Falls Into Ditch In West Bengal

The accident happened at around 3:15 PM as the bus was travelling from Mohanpur to Sabang.

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6 Killed, 25 Injured As Bus Falls Into Ditch In West Bengal

The bus driver tried to save a motorcycle that suddenly came in front of the bus.


Kharagpur:  At least six people were killed and 25 others injured when a bus fell into a roadside ditch at Satki in West Midnapore district of West Bengal today, police said.

The accident happened at around 3:15 PM as the bus was travelling from Mohanpur to Sabang.

West Midnapore Superintendent of Police Alok Rajoria said the accident took place when the driver tried to save a motorcycle that suddenly came in front of the bus.

"Six persons have died in the accident. And as per our information at least 25 others are treated at a nearby hospital," Mr Rajoria said.

Incidentally, this week India is celebrating Road safety week from January 11 to January 17.


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