Three killed in UP bus mishap

Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Three people were killed and 25 others were injured when a speeding bus overturned on Bansi-Basti highway in Siddhathanagar district of Uttar Pradesh, police said here on Tuesday.

“The bodies have been sent for post-mortem and police has arrested the bus driver. Also, a case of rash driving has been filed against him,” a police officer told IANS.

The bus driver lost control while taking a sharp turn near Asnahara temple and ran over three people standing under a tree.

After hitting a tree, the bus turtled and fell into a ditch. In addition, 25 bus passengers were also injured and were rushed to a nearby hospital.

The condition of one of the injured is stated to be serious.

 

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