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Jhabua10 hours ago
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Bus crashed on Khakhara culvert near Machhalia Ghat.
- Passengers told that the driver was driving the bus after drinking alcohol
- Late night passenger bus fell from culvert at Khakhara culvert near Machhalia Ghat
Late night passenger bus fell below the culvert on Khakhara culvert near Machhalia Ghat on NH-47, about 20 km from the district headquarters. About 70 people were injured in the accident. While one woman died, the condition of five injured remains critical. The bus was going from Banaras in UP to Surat in Gujarat. All the passengers from UP were going to Gujarat for employment and business. The injured also include women and children.
The injured were evacuated from the crashed bus by breaking glass.
108 ambulance rushed to the spot after receiving information about the incident. The people engaged in rescue work broke the glass of the bus and took out the trapped people. The injured were rushed to Jhabua District Hospital and Rama Community Health Center for treatment. The passengers on the bus say that the bus driver was driving the vehicle drinking alcohol all the way. This is why this accident happened.
The injured were admitted to Jhabua District Hospital and Rama Community Health Center.
90 ride in 36 allowed
People allege that a large number of people are migrating from UP in search of employment. Means of transport are few. In such a situation, the owners are taking advantage of their helplessness. Despite the permission of 36 people, 90 people are being boarded. The crashed bus also had 90 rides.
Crashed culvert causes of accident
The place where the accident happened on the Khakra culvert, there are days of accidents. Sometimes there is a long jam. The work of Machhaliya Ghat in NH 47 is incomplete. The dilapidated culvert here is causing frequent accidents. Despite several complaints, the National Highway Authority is not able to show the speed of culvert construction.