The bus belonging to Gond depot was commuting to Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich from Delhi colloided with a truck on Bada Bypass in Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh early this morning. Both the vehicles caught fire on colliding.
Initially it was reported as 17 persons died on spot and 15 were injured and had been taken to the district hospital.
“The bodies were burnt outright to an extent that it is arduous to figure out the gender of the corpses. 15 have been injured and are admitted to Shri Siddhi Vinayak Hospital and one of them will be referred to Lucknow. The death toll is likely to increase.” reported CFM District hospital
A total of thirty-seven passengers were boarded on the bus when the accident took place.