The driver of the bus has been identified as Jaswinder Singh. The accident took place after 9:00 am when a private bus of Onkar Bus Service was coming back from Nawanshahr to Jalandhar.
According to state Highway Patrol Security officials, the prima facie evidence indicates that bus driver of the minibus fell asleep and caused the crash.
Some passengers managed to escape by smashing window panes of the bus.
A bus overturned on the Burdwan-Katwa road, killing 11. The exact number of injured persons was yet to be ascertained.
25 injured when the bus hurtled down into a gorge, along the Garhwa-Ambikapur road…
18 people were killed when a bus slipped off a rain-drenched mountain road in northwestern Nepal.
The driver of the bus lost control while traversing through the Ghat near Jhabua following which the bus fell into a deep valley.
For several hours the road remained blocked.
About 15 local residents came to the rescue of the injured.
A passer-by informed the police control room and the woman was rushed in a PCR vehicle to the advanced trauma centre.
The accident took place around 2 pm when the two had stopped the two-wheeler near a traffic signal.
The crowd also pelted stones at two green DTC buses parked in the bus terminus.
Fifteen others were injured in the accident.
Two women, a 9-month old boy and two men died in the tragedy while many were injured.
Injured passengers said that the driver had been asked to take some rest after he was caught napping.