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Haryana Accident: 40 school students injured as bus overturns in Pinjore

A Haryana Roadways bus overturned in the hilly area near Pinjore, Panchkula, injuring more than 40 school children on Sunday. The accident took place near Pinjore's Naulta village.

Reported by:  PTC News Desk  Edited by:  Shgun S -- July 08th 2024 09:29 AM -- Updated: July 08th 2024 01:32 PM
Haryana Accident: 40 school students injured as bus overturns in Pinjore

Haryana Accident: 40 school students injured as bus overturns in Pinjore

Haryana Accident: A Haryana Roadways bus overturned in the hilly area near Pinjore, Panchkula, injuring more than 40 school children on Sunday. The accident took place near Pinjore's Naulta village.

The injured have been rushed to nearby hospitals. One woman is said to be in critical condition and has been referred to PGI for further treatment. 


According to initial reports, the accident was caused by the bus driver over-speeding. Overcrowding on the bus and poor road conditions have also been cited as contributing factors to the accident.

Following the accident, Haryana Transport Minister of State Aseem Goyal took stern measures, suspending the bus driver and conductor. A committee has also been set up to investigate the bus accident.

Further details are awaited.

- PTC NEWS

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