Road Accident News / Major accident on Jammu-Poonch highway, a bus full of passengers fell into a ditch, 21 people died; many injured

Vikrant Shekhawat : May 30, 2024, 05:33 PM
Road Accident News: A bus full of devotees has fallen into a roadside ditch in Akhnoor, Jammu. So far 21 people have died in the bus accident while more than 40 people have been injured. Police reached the spot and rescued the injured and admitted them to the hospital. The accident was so horrific that the bodies of the deceased were stuck in the bus, after which the rescue team has pulled out the people with difficulty. Local people have also helped in the rescue.

According to the information, this bus has fallen into a deep ditch built on the side of a road in Chungi Madh area of ​​​​Akhnoor. There were many devotees inside the bus. All the devotees in the bus are said to be residents of Kurukshetra in Haryana who were going for Shiv Khodi Darshan. When the bus was passing through Tangli Modh in Chungi Madh area of ​​​​Akhnoor, it fell into a ditch 150 feet below.

Injured sent to hospital

After the bus fell into the ditch, local people immediately reached the spot and informed the police. After this, the police and local people conducted a rescue operation after which people were taken out from inside the bus with great difficulty and sent to the hospital. Arrangements have been made for the treatment of the injured inside the hospital. Seriously injured patients have been referred to the medical hospital. Where all the arrangements for their treatment are being made.

Seriously injured in Jammu Medical

Medical Superintendent of Medical College Jammu Narinder Singh has said that the first information was given through CSE Akhnoor. He told that all these people are not residents of Jammu but are pilgrims. CSE was told that they are referring 20-25 injured. Out of them, 16 patients have reached the medical.

Road accidents are not stopping

Let us tell you that in November last year also, a bus full of passengers fell into a ditch in Doda area of ​​​​Jammu and Kashmir. There was a stir in the entire area due to the bus accident. This accident happened near the Chenab river on Jammu Kishtwar National Highway. 38 people died in this accident while 12 people were seriously injured. Even after this accident, many bus accidents have happened in Jammu and Kashmir.

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