Howrah: An old woman got seriously injured after a bus hit her. The angry mob vandalised two buses. The incident took place on Wednesday at Howrah’s Dasnagar police station’s Kona CTI Road. The Dasnagar police rushed to the area and brought the situation under control.
As per locals, the old woman was returning after going to a doctor. While on her way, the 73 route bus hit her near Dasnagar police station’s cotton mills. She immediately fell down. On seeing this, the locals rushed to her. The locals rescued the old woman and rushed her to the Howrah general hospital where the doctors have stated her to be critical. Due to her serious condition, she was transferred to the NRS hospital.
The locals became angry and vandalised two buses. This caused traffic. The Dasnagar police went and brought the situation under control. The bus driver has fled after the incident.
As per the police, the old woman’s name is Ashalata Kanrar (75). She is a resident of Howrah’s Balitikuri Khaldhar area. The police have started an investigation and is on the lookout for the bus driver.