3 killed, 7 injured as bus overturns in Dumka

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 - 16:06

Dumka (Jharkhand): Three persons were
killed and seven others injured, including two seriously, when
a bus overturned near Chailapathar village in Dumka district
Wednesday.

The driver of the bus, on its way to Dumka from
Jamtara, lost control over the vehicle after it was passing
over the speedbreaker and overturned, said Deputy
Superintendent of Police, Chandan Kumar.

Two persons were killed on the spot while eight
others, including a woman sustained injuries.

One of the victims was identified as Sanjay Hansda of
Jamtara district.

The injured were rushed to Sadar hospsital in
Dumka, where they were admitted, Kumar said adding that two
seriously injured passengers - Dhananjay Dey and Yusuf Ansari
- were referred to Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences,
Ranchi.

However, Dey succumbed to his injuries when
arrangements to shift him to Ranchi were being made, he added.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 - 16:06

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