Madhya Pradesh: One killed, 20 injured as bus overturns in Anuppur

According to passengers, the driver was driving rashly and speeding, causing the bus to overturn at Baihar Ghat.

PTIUpdated: Saturday, July 17, 2021, 04:24 PM IST
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A 27-year-old man died on the spot, while 20 other passengers sustained injuries and were rushed to the district hospital | Representative Pic

Anuppur (Madhya Pradesh): One person was killed and 20 others injured when a private bus overturned in Madhya Pradesh's Anuppur district on Saturday, police said.

The accident occurred around 9 am when the bus, with 25 people on board, was heading to Shahdol from Amarkantak, Jaithari police station in-charge KK Tripathi said.

According to passengers, the driver was driving rashly and speeding, causing the bus to overturn at Baihar Ghat.

A 27-year-old man died on the spot, while 20 other passengers sustained injuries and were rushed to the district hospital in Anuppur, he said.

The driver and other bus staffers fled the scene, following the accident, Tripathi said, adding that a case has been registered and further probe is underway.

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