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Severe bus accident near Saltlake Vikas Bhavan ; 5 injured

  • Bus accident in Kolkata, KB 16 route bus crashes into metro station pillar in front of Bikash Bhawan
  • Five passengers injured in the collision, rushed to Bidhan Nagar hospital for medical treatment
  • Authorities investigating the cause, examining bus condition, road conditions, and gathering witness accounts

30 Jul 2023
Severe bus accident  near  Saltlake Vikas Bhavan ; 5 injured

In a shocking incident, a bus carrying passengers on the KB 16 route from Laketown Bangur to Newtown met with a severe accident in front of Salt Lake's Bikash Bhawan, Kolkata. The bus lost control and crashed into the pillar of a nearby metro station, causing panic and chaos in the area.

At the time of the accident, the bus had approximately 20 passengers on board. Unfortunately, five passengers were injured in the collision and were promptly attended to by emergency services. The injured were immediately taken to a nearby hospital in Bidhan Nagar for medical treatment.

Local authorities swiftly responded to the scene of the accident. The police personnel from Bidhan Nagar North Police Station and the Police Guard from Bidhan Nagar Traffic Guard arrived to investigate the cause of the unfortunate incident. Their primary focus is to ascertain what led to the bus losing control and ramming into the metro station pillar.

Eyewitnesses at the scene described the chaotic aftermath of the accident, with damaged vehicles and injured passengers requiring immediate assistance. The authorities are actively examining the bus's condition, inspecting the road conditions, and gathering information from witnesses to piece together the events leading up to the collision.

As the investigation progresses, authorities will determine if there were any factors like mechanical failure, driver error, or external elements that contributed to the accident. They will also be assessing whether adherence to safety protocols was followed, both by the driver and the bus operator.

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