Woman killed after falling from moving bus in Punjab
(2 years ago)
Sangrur (Punjab), May 31 : In an unfortunate accident, a woman died and another passenger was seriously injured after falling from a moving bus in Sangrur District of Punjab on Monday.
The incident, which was captured in the CCTV installed at the bus station, took place when two women fell from a Punjab Roadways bus going from Sangrur to Patiala.
The deceased has been identified as Shobha, a resident of Nainital, who had come to Sangrur to spend holidays.
Manju Devi, who was injured in the accident, claimed the driver refused to stop the bus when they asked to, following which she and Shobha fell off the bus as they tried to de-board from the moving vehicle.
The husband of the injured woman said had the driver stopped the bus, the incident could have been avoided.
The police have started the investigation and are trying to ascertain the cause of the incident.