Two killed, dozen injured as private bus collides with tiper


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Accident in Punjab : Two killed, over a dozen injured as private bus collides with Tipper

Hoshiarpur, Sept 17, 2015 (Yes Punjab News)
A private bus collided with a Tipper in the district leaving two persons dead on the spot while over a dozen have been injured seriously.

The dead include a girl student and the driver of the ill-fated bus.

The deceased girl has been identified as a Law student studying in Panjab University Regional Campus at Hoshiarpur. A resident of Model Town in Jalandhar, she was on her way to attend her classed at PU Regional Campus.

The deceased driver has been identified as Satwant Singh (40) son of Surjit Singh, resident of VPO Chugawan, Distt. Moga.

At least two of the injured are said to be in highly critical condition. Even as the seriously injured passengers were rushed to Civil Hospital Hoshiarpur, the two in critical condition have been referred to a private hospital in Jalandhar.

The bus owned by Congress leader and former minister Avtar Henry's company Kartar Bus Service was on its way from Jalandhar to Hoshiarpur.

Henry's son Avtar Junior Henry told your news-website that the bus had left Jalandhar at around 8.15 am and met with an accident near Sonalika Tractors Complex on its way to Hoshiarpur at around 9.00 am.He has confirmed that a girl passenger and the driver have died.

A source said that the collision ripped apart the roof of the bus causing serious injuries to the passengers.

Anand Sagar Sharma, SDM Hoshiarpur, told that all the injured admitted at Civil Hospital here were safe. He said that all the injured were being taken care of at government expense and there was no dearth of medicines required for their treatment.