Bardhaman: A passenger loaded bus propelled over a truck standing beside road on Wednesday morning near Sukantapally of National Highway-2 in Bardhaman. Two middle aged female pilgrims died immediately after the accident. Twenty five pilgrims have been critically injured who have been rushed to Bardhaman Medical College & Hospital.
According to police source, the bus went to Deoghar from Kushinagar of Uttar Ptradesh on August 3 with hundred of people. The bus was supposed to visit Babadham and Kalighat on their return back to home.
After preliminarily assumed, the driver of the bus fell asleep. The early morning accident caused massive traffic jam in the National Highway. Police reached the spot immediately and rushed the injured pilgrims to Bardhaman Medical College and Hospital. It took one hour to bring back the normal flow of the traffic.