8 killed, 35 injured in private bus accident near Pavagada

5:15 PM, Saturday, March 19th, 2022

Pavgad-Bus-AccidentBengaluru : At least eight people were killed while more than 35 sustained injuries after a private bus they were traveling in toppled near Pavagada in Karnataka’s Tumakuru district on Saturday morning.

The private bus was plying between YN Hosakote and Pavagada when the accident took place.

Home minister Araga Jnanendra, who is also the district incharge minister for Tumakuru, confirmed the toll.

The injured have been rushed to Tumakuru hospital. The Pavagada police have reached the spot and is investigating the case.

The preliminary investigations have suggested that the negligence and rash driving by the driver is the reason for the accident.

According to police, more than 100 passengers were travelling in the bus belonging to SVT Travels. The dead bodies of the deceased were found strewn all over the road.

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