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17 dead, 35 injured after speeding bus hits road divider, overturns in UP

DECCAN CHRONICLE | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jun 13, 2018, 8:46 am IST
Updated Jun 14, 2018, 4:11 pm IST
Officials of the local administration and police have reached the accident spot and cranes have been deployed to lift the bus.
According to reports, initial investigation suggests that the driver was speeding which led to the accident. (Photo: Twitter/ANI)
 According to reports, initial investigation suggests that the driver was speeding which led to the accident. (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

Lucknow: At least 17 people died and over 35 injured in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri district on Wednesday morning after a bus rammed into a road divider and overturned, news agency ANI reported.

The private bus was travelling from Rajasthan’s Jaipur to Farukkabad in Uttar Pradesh when the accident took place near Kiratpur village at around 5 am.

According to reports, initial investigation suggests that the driver was speeding which led to the accident. Those injured are being rushed to nearby hospitals.

Officials of the local administration and police have reached the accident spot and cranes have been deployed to lift the bus. 

The cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained. Further details awaited.

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