Hyderabad: A TSRTC express service, being driven by a temporary driver, reportedly collided with a car near Bhongir on Monday evening. Sub-inspector P. Anjaiah said that around 15 of the 70 passengers travelling in the bus were injured and taken to a hospital for treatment.
“The passengers are out of danger,” Mr Anjaiah said. It is learnt that four persons were kept at the hospital and the rest were sent home after first-aid.
The car was entering the road when it was hit by the bus. The bus then swerved and drove into a roadside field. The car was badly damaged.
The bus, belonging to the Parkal depot in Warangal Rural district, was returning from Hyderabad. The depot manager at Parkal said a constable from Bhongir had called to inform him of the accident.
“We have been unable to contact the driver or the conductor. Both their phones are switched off,” he said.