Andhra Pradesh: 11killed and 30 others suffered severe injuries after bus falls into canal

Posted on by Saurav Khanduri

Andhra Pradesh:  In a terrible incident in Andhra Pradesh, a Visakhapatnam-bound bus fell into a canal in Krishna district in which at least11 passengers were killed and 30 others suffered severe injuries. The incident was occurred on early Tuesday morning. The injured were rushed to hospitals at Nandigama Gollapudi and Vijayawada.

Andhra Pradesh: 11killed and 30 others suffered severe injuries after bus falls into canal

Some Deceased were identified by security personal

Some of the deceased were identified as K Madhusudhan Reddy of Hyderabad, Panga Tulasamma from Santabommali in Srikakulam, Krishna Reddy from Suryapeta in Telangana, Sheik Basha from Bhavanipuram of Vijayawada, Baldev Singh from Cuttack and driver Adinarayana Reddy of Tadipatri.

Reports states, there are possibilities of more casualties as the front portion of the bus was badly crushed and many were trapped inside. The mishap occurred when the private Volvo bus coming from Hyderabad lost control, hit a road divider and fell into to canal between two bridges.

Andhra Pradesh: 11killed and 30 others suffered severe injuries after bus falls into canal

Andhra Pradesh: Drive felt asleep when the incident occurred

The reports also state that the driver of the bus was in the drowsy condition due to he lost control over the bus.  Deputy Chief Minister (Home) N China Rajappa has directed the district police to carry out rescue operations on the spot.

As per the sources, the bus was registered in the name of JC Uma Reddy. The police registered a case against the Diwakar Travels management in connection with the accident.

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