One killed, 25 injured in HRTC bus accident in Bilaspur

Shimla/August 26 (NG News)
One person was killed while 25 others suffered injuries after a Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus skidded off the road and rolled down into gorge near Malokhar area of Bilaspur district on Tuesday morning.

As per reports, the incident took place near Badetar in Malokhar area of Bilaspur district. “The HRTC bus was on its way to Bilaspur when it skidded off the road and fell in gorge in which one person identified as Bhandaru Ram was killed while 25 others suffered injuries,” said the police.

Police said that the injured persons were rushed to Regional Hospital Bilapur where they were undergoing treatment while one person who had suffered serious injuries had been referred to the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital in Shimla.

A case has been registered in this regard and further investigations are on to ascertain exact cause behind the accident.