ADILABAD: Two sisters riding a two-wheeler were run over by a private college bus while they were on their way home at Ravindranagar Colony here on Monday. Their brother who was riding the two-wheeler survived.
The locals alleged that the accident took place due to the negligence of the driver of the bus belonging to Vidyarthi College. Police, however, said that the vehicle skidded and came under the wheels of the bus.
The victims were identified as Shaziya, 23, and Shafiya, 21, of Khanapur Colony in Adilabad. Shaziya died on the spot and Shafiya while undergoing treatment at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences here. They were doing their teacher training course at a local DIET college.
The victims’ father Suban works as an attender at a DIET college. It is said that the two girls had got a good rank in the DIET-CET and got seats in the local DIET college. Their brother Wajid was riding the bike and the incident took place a few minutes just before they reached home.
Locals complained that road accidents were frequently taking place at the same spot.
The road was congested and large vehicles like buses find it difficult to traverse the section of road....