Haryana: 40 Children Injured After Speeding Bus Overturned In Panchkula District

More than 40 schoolchildren sustained injuries and have been rushed to hospitals for treatment.

by Shreya Ghosh
Haryana: 40 Children Injured After Speeding Bus Overturned In Panchkula District

Monday morning began horrifyingly in the Panchkula district in Haryana as a bus carrying passengers overturned and met a tragic accident. More than 40 students were travelling on that bus that turned sideways near the Naulta village. This incident near Pinjore injured many severely and they are undergoing treatment currently. Read on to know all the updates on this frightening news.

Haryana Roadways Bus Overturned In Panchkula District

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A witness revealed to NDTV that the vehicle was quite crowded with passengers. According to a report by NDTV, it was carrying around 70 schoolchildren. Unfortunately, more than 40 of those students sustained injuries after the suspected speeding bus overturned in Panchkula. Police quickly reached the accident spot on Monday morning. They guess it to be a result of speeding on the road.

Following the accident, injured passengers were rushed to Pinjore Hospital and Sector Civil Hospital. There was one woman passenger who is now at PGI Chandigarh. Unfortunately, she sustained severe injuries and had to be referred.

Police suspect that the bus overturned as the driver might have lost his control because of the bus running at a high speed. In fact, there are a few more concerns that may have triggered this life-threatening accident in Panchkula. According to multiple reports, it has been attributed to the bus being packed with commuters and the poor state of roads in the district.

Also read: Kozhikode-Bengaluru Sleeper Bus Meets With Accident; Driver & Conductor Critical

Are Drivers Driving Recklessly?

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The news of accidents on roads seems to be on the rise. We have come across similar reports almost every other day in recent times. Many people face injuries and some tragically lose their lives in such saddening incidents. The questions that arise are how and why such incidents are on the rise and what factors are responsible for this uptick. Is it the fault of drivers overspeeding, the bad conditions of roads, or some other issues?

Recently, Bengaluru Traffic Police revealed that the city reported more than 2,000 road accidents in the first 5 months of 2024.

Also read: Bengaluru: Traffic Police Data Reveals Over 2,000 Road Accidents In The City Till May; 376 Died

Stay safe and drive cautiously! Follow regulations and guidelines on roads.

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