Bihar: 2 killed, 17 injured in road mishap

The mishap occurred when the driver lost control over the speeding bus that overturned and fell into the roadside ditch filled with water.

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2012, 13:03 PM IST

Samastipur: Two persons were today killed and 17 others injured when a bus lost control and fell into a ditch near Kewta village in Samastipur district of Bihar, a police official said.
The mishap occurred when the driver lost control over the speeding bus that overturned and fell into the roadside ditch filled with water, Superintendent of Police Varun Kumar Sinha said.

While two occupants of the bus were killed, 17 others sustained injuries, he said.

The injured were admitted to Mohiuddinagar sub-division hospital.

Efforts were on ascertain the identity of the victims, Sinha said.

PTI