India Bus Accidents Tracker: (Updated Daily)

In recent months, there has been a concerning rise in the frequency of bus accidents in India, with incidents occurring almost bi-daily. In response to this growing public concern, this resource has been created to serve as a comprehensive and regularly updated record of all fatal bus accidents across India.

This list of bus accidents in India tracker will be updated daily, to include all reported bus accidents involving fatalities in India. However, due to the dynamic nature of information flow, occasional omissions are possible.

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India Bus Accidents Tracker: List of Bus Accidents in India

Table of Contents
  1. Year 2024
    1. January 3, Dergaon Bus Accident
    2. March 12, Ghazipur Bus Fire
    3. March 17, Kasaragod Bus Accident
    4. March 18, Ratnagiri Bus Accident
    5. March 19, Khammam School Bus Accident
    6. March 26, Father-Son Mowed Down by School Bus in Mumbai
    7. April 9, Haryana School Bus Accident
    8. April 16, Jajpur Bus Accident
    9. April 16, Thokkavadi Schhool Bus Chrushed Child
    10. April 23, Nehra Bus Accident
    11. April 30, Yercaud Bus Accident
    12. May 2, Dima Hasao Bus Accident
    13. May 4, Jalaun Bus Accident
    14. May 6, Jhunjhunu Mini Bus Accident
    15. May 10, Military Truck and Bus Collision in Rajgarh MP
    16. May 14, Konasema Bus Accident
    17. May 15, Chilakaluripet Bus Accident
    18. May 16, Chennai Bus Accident
    19. May 17, Halaina Mahua Highway Bus Accident
    20. May 20, Rajgarh Bus Accident
    21. May 23, Ambala-Delhi National Highway Bus Accident
    22. May 25, Pulbahal Bus Accident Himachal Pradesh
    23. May 25, Shahjahanpur Bus Accident
    24. May 26, Lakhimpur Kheri Bus Accident
    25. May 28, Phiringia Bus Accident
    26. May 28, Akhnoor Bus Accident, Jammu
    27. May 29, Dausa Bus Accident
    28. May 30, Pampore Bus Accident, Jammu & Kashmir
    29. June 1,  KSRTC Bus Kills Biker in Udupi
    30. June 2, Akhnoor Bus Accident, Jammu
    31. June 2, Nud Village Bus Accident
    32. June 2, Ranchi Bus Accident
    33. June 3, VRL bus Accident in Yadgir
    34. June 4, MR Travels Accident in Rajgarh, Madhya Pradesh
    35. June 5, BEST Bus Kills Man in Vile Parle
    36. June 6, Haryana Roadways Accident in Jhajjar
    37. June 7, APSTC Bus Rams into Lorry in Maddurupadu
    38. June 8, Bus Overturns in Lucknow-Agra Expressway
    39. June 9, Jajpur Bus Accident Kills 2 and Injures 15
    40. June 10, TNSTC Bus Overturns Killing One and Injuring 40 Others
    41. June 11, Noida Bus Crash Kills One and Injures Another
    42. June 11, BEST Bus Crushes Man in Mahim
    43. June 11, Freak Accident in Chromepet Kills Bus Driver
    44. June 11, 3 Killed As Bus Turns Turtle in J&K’s Baramulla
    45. June 11, Uttarkashi Bus Accident Claims 3 Lives
    46. June 12, Bus Crash in Salem Kills 5
    47. June 12, Sehore Bus Accident Kills Four
    48. June 13, Speeding Truck Rams Bus in Tenkasi Killing Three
    49. June 15, Rudraprayag Bus Accident Kills 15 and Injures 9
    50. June 16, Army jawans Killed As Bus Rams into Auto Rikshaw

January 3, Dergaon Bus Accident

DateJanuary 3, 2024
LocationDergaon, Golaghat, Assam
Cause Overspeeding
Fatalities14
Casualties27

A tragic collision between a bus and a truck occurred on in the wee hours of the morning in the Balijan area near Dergaon in Golaghat district, Assam, resulting in at least 14 deaths and injuring 27 others.

The bus, transporting passengers from the Kamarbandha area of Golaghat district to Tilinga Mandir, collided head-on with a truck coming from Jorhat.

Ten people died on the spot, and four others succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.

March 12, Ghazipur Bus Fire

DateMarch 12, 2024
LocationGhazipur, Mardah, Uttar Pradesh
Cause Electricution
Fatalities10
Casualties20

At least ten people lost their lives, and many others were critically injured when a bus, en route to a wedding ceremony with 38 passengers on board, caught fire after coming into contact with an 11 KV high-tension power line in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh. The tragic incident occurred near Mahahar Dham in the Mardah area.

Know more about the Ghazipur Bus Fire Accident

March 17, Kasaragod Bus Accident

DateMarch 17, 2024
LocationKasaragod, Mardah, Uttar Pradesh
Cause Electricution
Fatalities10
Casualties20

A passenger lost his life and 30 others were injured as the private bus they were traveling on turned turtle in Kerala’s Kasaragod. The bus was traveling from Mangaluru in Karnataka to Kannur in Kerala, overturned when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

Local police revealed that the road had been recently constructed, resulting in a disparity in height between the road and the surrounding land. This discrepancy may have contributed to the driver’s loss of control over the vehicle.

March 18, Ratnagiri Bus Accident

DateMarch 18, 2024
LocationRatnagiri, Maharastra
Cause Driver lost control
Fatalities37
Casualties13

In Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra, a tragic accident occurred as a bus veered off a bridge, plunging into a dry river below, resulting in the loss of at least 37 lives and injuring 14 others. The luxury bus, en route from Goa to Mumbai with over 50 passengers, suddenly lost control, according to police reports. Notably, there was one Russian passenger onboard, but no other foreign nationals were involved.

March 19, Khammam School Bus Accident

DateMarch 19, 2024
LocationKhammam, Andhra Pradesh
Cause Driver lost control while trying to save a motorist
Fatalities16
Casualties18

A school bus carrying forty students veered off course and plunged into a canal in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh. An estimated 16 children lost their lives, while 18 sustained injuries. According to police reports, the driver’s attempt to avoid a collision with a speeding motorcycle led to the loss of control and subsequent accident.

March 26, Father-Son Mowed Down by School Bus in Mumbai

DateMarch 26, 2024
LocationParel, Mumbai
Cause Overspeeding
Fatalities2

A 42-year-old man and his 19-year-old son lost their lives tragically after a school bus crushed them on GD Ambedkar Marg in Parel on Tuesday. The father and son were riding a recently purchased scooter and were on their way home when the accident took place.

April 9, Haryana School Bus Accident

DateApril 9, 2024
LocationMahendragarh, Haryana
Cause Drunk Driving
Fatalities6
Casualties28

Six students, aged between 13 and 17 years, lost their lives, and 28 others were injured in a tragic incident in Haryana’s Mahendragarh district on April 9.

A privately-owned school bus, transporting the students, collided with a tree and toppled over.

Authorities revealed that the driver, Dharmender, was found to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident and was attempting to overtake another vehicle. Following the incident, Dharmender, along with the school principal Deepti and secretary Hoshiar Singh, was apprehended by law enforcement.

According to the filed First Information Report (FIR), despite repeated requests from the students to reduce speed, the driver persisted in speeding. The bus eventually overturned and struck a tree, leading to immediate fatalities among some students and injuries to several others. Swift response from local residents saw them alerting the police control room and promptly transporting injured students to nearby hospitals using private vehicles, even before official assistance arrived.

April 16, Jajpur Bus Accident

DateApril 15, 2024
LocationJajpur, Odisha
Cause Driver’s negligence
Fatalities5
Casualties35

A bus carrying approximately 47 passengers veered off a bridge on National Highway-16 in Odisha’s Jajpur district. The incident resulted in the loss of at least five lives, including a woman, and left around 35 others injured. The bus was en route from Puri to West Bengal when the accident transpired around 9 p.m. on the Barabati bridge. According to a senior transport department official, the primary cause of the accident was attributed to the driver’s negligence.

April 16, Thokkavadi Schhool Bus Chrushed Child

DateApril 16, 2024
LocationTiruchengodu, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu
Cause Driver’s negligence
Fatalities5
Casualties35

In a heartbreaking incident, a six-year-old boy, riding pillion with his father on a two-wheeler, was fatally crushed under the wheels of a college bus near the Thokkavadi bus stop in Tiruchengodu, Namakkal district, on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Tragically, the boy lost his life in the accident, while his father sustained severe injuries.

April 23, Nehra Bus Accident

DateApril 23, 2024
LocationAgra-Lucknow Expressway
Cause Driver’s negligence
Fatalities4
Casualties30

A speeding sleeper bus on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway crossed into the opposite lane and collided with a truck. The collision resulted in four fatalities and left 30 others injured.

Preliminary investigations suggest that the driver may have fallen asleep around 5 AM, leading to the accident.

April 30, Yercaud Bus Accident

DateApril 30, 2024
LocationYercaus, Salem, Tamil Nadu
Cause Driver lost control
Fatalities4
Casualties20

Officials reported that a tragic accident in Yercaud, Tamil Nadu, on Tuesday evening resulted in the deaths of at least four passengers and left twenty others critically injured when a private bus fell into a gorge.

The bus, which was carrying 56 passengers and heading to Salem from Yercaud, lost control at the 13th hairpin bend. According to police, the driver failed to navigate the turn, causing the vehicle to strike the sidewall and plunge into the gorge.

May 2, Dima Hasao Bus Accident

DateMay 2, 2024
LocationDitokcherra, Dima Hasao, Assam
Cause Drunk driving
Fatalities1
Casualties20+

A bus bound for Guwahati from Tripura was involved in an accident at Dittokcherra in Dima Hasao district around midnight. Tragically, one passenger lost their life on the spot, and several others sustained injuries.

Passengers reported that the driver was allegedly in an intoxicated state at the time of the incident.

May 4, Jalaun Bus Accident

DateMay 4, 2024
LocationMadhaugarh, Jalaun, Uttar Pradesh
Fatalities11
Casualties10

Five individuals lost their lives and over 15 sustained injuries following a bus overturn near Gopalpura under the Madhaugarh police station area of Jalaun district.

May 6, Jhunjhunu Mini Bus Accident

DateMay 4, 2024
LocationJhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Fatalities4
Casualties20

Four people were killed and over 20 injured in a collision between a mini bus and a car in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu district on Monday, police said.

The accident occurred near Thali village when an uncontrolled car, after hitting a motorcycle, rammed into a minibus, Singhana SHO Kailash Chand Yadav said.

The accident claimed the lives of all the four passengers of the car along with the bus driver.

May 10, Military Truck and Bus Collision in Rajgarh MP

DateMay 4, 2024
LocationRajgarh, Madhya Pradesh
Fatalities2
Casualties15

A collision involving a military truck and two other vehicles resulted in the deaths of two people and left 15 injured in Madhya Pradesh’s Rajgarh district on Monday morning, police reported.

The accident occurred on National Highway-46 near Pilukhedi under the jurisdiction of the Kurawar police station. According to Kurawar Police Station in-charge Mehtab Singh Thakur, the preliminary investigation suggests that the accident was triggered by a burst tire on the military truck, leading it to collide with a private bus and an SUV.

May 14, Konasema Bus Accident

DateMay 4, 2024
LocationUdimudi village, Konaseema, Andhra Pradesh
Fatalities4
Casualties20+

Four individuals lost their lives and several others sustained injuries after a speeding bus collided with a tractor. The accident occurred near Udimudi village under P Gannavaram mandal in Andhra Pradesh’s Konaseema district.

Eyewitnesses reported that the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) bus collided with a tractor transporting laborers, leading to the fatalities. The collision resulted in the immediate deaths of three individuals, with one more person succumbing to injuries on the way to the hospital.

May 15, Chilakaluripet Bus Accident

DateMay 15, 2024
LocationPaumarru Village, Chilakaluripet, Andhra Pradesh
Cause Driver’s negligence
Fatalities6
Casualties35

In the early hours of May 15, a tragic accident unfolded near Paumarru Village, close to Chilakaluripet in Palnadu district, claiming the lives of six individuals. The accident involved a bus and a tipper lorry, both of which were engulfed in flames, reducing them to ashes.

The bus, carrying around 42 passengers from Chinnaganjam village in Pachuru Assembly Constituency to Hyderabad, was on its journey when the devastating incident occurred. The passengers, who had cast their votes on May 13 and were returning to Hyderabad, faced a harrowing ordeal.

Among the casualties were four passengers, along with the drivers of both the bus and the lorry. Additionally, reports indicate that 13 individuals sustained injuries and were promptly transported to Guntur Government General Hospital for urgent medical attention.

May 16, Chennai Bus Accident

DateMay 16, 2024
LocationChennai-Trichy National Highway
Cause Driver’s negligence
Fatalities4
Casualties15

A tragic accident occurred on the Chennai-Trichy National Highway near Maduranthakam, claiming the lives of four individuals and leaving over 15 others injured.

The accident unfolded when a bus attempted to overtake a vehicle but tragically lost control, resulting in a collision with a lorry. Prompt emergency services responded to the scene, swiftly transporting the injured to Chengalpattu Government Hospital for urgent medical treatment.

May 17, Halaina Mahua Highway Bus Accident

DateMay 17, 2024
LocationHalaina Mahua Highway, Rajasthan
Cause Driver’s negligence
Fatalities4
Casualties15

Five women lost their lives, and 12 others sustained injuries in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, when a UP Roadways bus collided with a trailer truck on Friday, as confirmed by the police. The accident occurred on the Halaina Mahua Highway while the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Transport bus was en route to Jaipur from Aligarh.

Sub Inspector Brijendra Singh stated that the bus collided with the trailer truck ahead, resulting in the deaths of four women on the spot and injuring 13 others.

Police reported that amongst the injured individuals, a woman succumbed to her injuries during treatment at the Bharatpur government hospital.

May 20, Rajgarh Bus Accident

DateMay 25, 2024
LocationRajgarh, Madhya Pradesh
Cause Overspeeding lorry
Fatalities2
Casualties40

Two individuals lost their lives, while 40 others sustained injuries in a tragic bus accident that occurred in Madhya Pradesh’s Rajgarh district. The incident took place near Pachore town at approximately 1:30 AM.

The bus, which was carrying a total of 55 passengers, tragically fell from a flyover after the driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle. The bus was en route from Indore to Pichhore town in Shivpuri district when the accident transpired.

Following the accident, both the bus driver and conductor fled the scene. Authorities have since initiated an investigation into the incident, registering a case and launching a search operation to locate the driver and conductor.

May 23, Ambala-Delhi National Highway Bus Accident

DateMay 23, 2024
LocationAmbala-Delhi National Highway
Cause Under investigation
Fatalities7
Casualties35

Seven individuals tragically lost their lives, while 20 others sustained injuries in a devastating bus accident on the Ambala-Delhi-Jammu National Highway. The accident involved a minibus en route to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, originating from Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday evening. The bus was carrying approximately 30 passengers, all of whom were relatives.

May 25, Pulbahal Bus Accident Himachal Pradesh

DateMay 25, 2024
LocationPulbahal, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Cause Dangerous Terrain
Fatalities1
Casualties1

A private bus was involved in an accident near Pulbahal, within the Chapal sub-division. Tragically, the accident claimed the life of the bus driver, 30-year-old Kapil Kumar, hailing from Thanog village in Rajgarh.

At the time of the incident, the bus was traveling from Nahan to Pulbahal, with only the driver and conductor onboard. The conductor, identified as Mahesh Kumar, also 30 years old and from Baredi village in Rajgarh, sustained injuries and has been admitted to Solan Hospital for medical care.

May 25, Shahjahanpur Bus Accident

DateMay 25, 2024
LocationKhutar, Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Fatalities11
Casualties10

At least 11 individuals lost their lives and 10 sustained injuries after a truck overturned onto a bus carrying devotees to Uttarakhand. The tragic incident occurred under the jurisdiction of the Khutar police station in Shahjahanpur district.

According to authorities, the accident transpired when a truck loaded with ballast stones collided with the parked bus at a roadside dhaba, subsequently flipping over onto it and causing fatal injuries to the devotees.

May 26, Lakhimpur Kheri Bus Accident

DateMay 26, 2024
LocationLakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh
Fatalities5
Casualties8

A tragic accident occurred on the Lakhimpur-Bahraich highway, resulting in the death of five individuals, including a child, and injuring eight others. Lakhimpur’s Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Ramesh Kumar Tiwari, informed the media that the collision took place when a speeding van traveling from Bahraich to Lakhimpur collided with an oncoming Uttar Pradesh roadways bus near Nakha village.

Four van passengers, including a child, lost their lives at the scene, while another passenger succumbed to injuries on the way to the hospital, as confirmed by the DSP.

May 28, Phiringia Bus Accident

DateMay 28, 2024
LocationKaliasahi village, Kandhamal, Odisha
Cause Dangerous Terrain
Fatalities2
Casualties9

Two passengers were killed and 9 were injured after a private sleeper bus they were traveling in turned turtle near Phiringia in Odisha’s Kandhamal district.

As per the local police, the bus coming from Muniguda to Phubani lost control and overturned near Kaliasahi village due to overspeeding.

The bus conductor and a college student died on the spot.

Know more about the Phiringia bus accident.

May 28, Akhnoor Bus Accident, Jammu

DateMay 28, 2024
LocationAkhnoor, Jammu
Cause Dangerous Terrain, Overloaded bus
Fatalities22
Casualties45

At least 22 pilgrims, including three children and nine women, lost their lives, and 45 others were injured when the bus they were traveling in veered off the road and plunged into a deep gorge in the Akhnoor area of Jammu district on the Jammu-Poonch national highway.

The accident happened at around 12:35 PM when the driver of the bus failed to negotiate a sharp curve. The tragic accident occurred at Tungi Morh, approximately 12 kilometers from Akhnoor on the highway.

The police stated that the ill-fated bus (UP-81-CT-4058) was transporting passengers from Hathras district in Uttar Pradesh to the Shiv Khori shrine in Reasi district of Jammu.

May 29, Dausa Bus Accident

DateMay 29, 2024
LocationDausa, Rajasthan
Cause Negligent driving
Fatalities1
Casualties22

A young woman lost their life and over 22 others sustained injuries when a sleeper bus traveling from Haridwar to Jaipur fell off a culvert and overturned after leaping off the divider near Dausa on the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway today.

The incident, which took place around 5:30 am, occurred when the bus driver reportedly dozed off, causing the vehicle to veer off the divider and plunge off the culvert.

May 30, Pampore Bus Accident, Jammu & Kashmir

DateMay 30, 2024
LocationPampore, Jammu & Kashmir
Cause Dangerous Terrain, Overloaded bus
Fatalities22
Casualties45

A bus overturned in Pampore town on the old National Highway early this morning, resulting in one death and injuring 15 others.

June 1,  KSRTC Bus Kills Biker in Udupi

DateJune 3, 2024
LocationKota, Udupi, Karnataka
Fatalities1
Casualties20

A bike rider died on the spot after being hit by a KSRTC bus near the Amruteshwari Circle in Kota, Udupi. The deceased, Vasudev was on his way back home late in the night when the KSRTC bus, en route from Mangaluru to Sirsi hit him.

He was rushed to the hospital but was declared “brought dead”.

Locals have asserted that the junction where the accident took place is particularly dangerous as the main road and service road converge at the same point, leading to frequent accidents and fatalities.

June 2, Akhnoor Bus Accident, Jammu

DateJune 2, 2024
LocationAkhnoor, Jammu
Cause Driver lost control
Fatalities22
Casualties45

A bus overturned in the Akhnoor sub-division on Sunday, killing two passengers and injuring 16 others, police said. A police official stated the accident happened near Kaleeth village in the evening after the driver lost control of the vehicle.

According to a police official, the accident occurred due to the driver losing control of the vehicle.

June 2, Nud Village Bus Accident

DateJune 2, 2024
LocationNud Village, Jammu
Fatalities1
Casualties1

A two-wheeler collided with a bus at Nud village on the outskirts of Jammu on Sunday, resulting in one death and leaving another person injured.

June 2, Ranchi Bus Accident

DateJune 2, 2024
LocationRatu, Ranchi, Jharkhand
Fatalities1
Casualties1

A two-wheeler collided with a city bus near Tilta Chowk under Ratu police station area in Ranchi, resulting in one death and one injury.

June 3, Palnadu Bus Accident

DateJune 3, 2024
LocationPetlurivaripalem, Palnadu, Andhra Pradesh
Fatalities1
Casualties20

A bus accident claimed the life of a woman and left 20 others injured in the Palnadu district of Andhra Pradesh. The incident unfolded near Petlurivaripalem in Narasaraopeta mandal.

The bus, en route from Karnataka to Yanam, was carrying a total of 39 passengers, including the driver. As it encountered a fallen tree branch obstructing the road, the driver’s attempt to evade it resulted in a loss of control and a subsequent crash.

June 3, VRL bus Accident in Yadgir

DateJune 3, 2024
LocationShahapura, Yadgir, Karnataka
Fatalities2
Casualties7

A Vijayanand Travels bus en route from Kalaburgi to Bangalore met with an accident near the Shahapura taluk of Yadgir district in Karnataka. The accident claimed the lives of two passengers and injured 7 others.

Several other passengers sustained minor injuries.

According to Surapura DSP Javed Inamdar, the bus driver lost control of the vehicle near Hattigoodur village bridge and it veered off the bridge, and overturned.

Read more about the VRL Bus Accident in Yadgir.

June 4, MR Travels Accident in Rajgarh, Madhya Pradesh

DateJune 4, 2024
LocationRajgarh, Madhya Pradesh
Fatalities2
Casualties7

A bus operated by MR Travels overturned in Rajgarh district headquarters in Madhya Pradesh. At least three passengers were killed in the accident, while about 20 others were injured.

The bus, carrying about 40 passengers, was coming from Bhopal to Jaipur when it lost control and overturned near the Nevaj River bridge in Rajgarh.

June 5, BEST Bus Kills Man in Vile Parle

DateJune 5, 2024
LocationVile Parle (East) Mumbai
Fatalities1
Casualties0

A 41-year-old man, Pradam Singh, was killed after being struck by a BEST bus in Vile Parle (East) on June 5.

The accident occurred on Nehru Road when the bus, driven by 44-year-old Rahul Kamble, hit Singh from behind, causing severe injuries to his legs. Singh was transported to Cooper Hospital by the driver.

Despite medical efforts, Singh was declared dead on June 7. The police have arrested Kamble and are investigating the incident.

June 6, Haryana Roadways Accident in Jhajjar

DateJune 6, 2024
LocationJhajjar, Haryana
Fatalities1
Casualties23

On June 6, a tanker driver lost his life and 23 passengers were critically injured when a Haryana Roadways bus collided with a truck near Dhurana village in Beri tehsil, Jhajjar district.

The injured were referred to PGIMS, Rohtak, and their conditions are reported as critical. According to local police, the accident was caused by a tire burst, which led the tanker driver to lose control and ram into the oncoming bus. The tanker driver died on the spot.

June 7, APSTC Bus Rams into Lorry in Maddurupadu

DateJune 7, 2024
LocationMaddurupadu, Kavali, Andhra Pradesh
Fatalities1
Casualties23

In a tragic incident on the Kolkata-Chennai national highway, an RTC bus collided with a lorry at Maddurupadu in Kavali early this morning. The bus driver, apparently drowsy, hit the lorry from behind, resulting in one fatality and seven serious injuries.

The deceased, identified as Tallam Lakshmaiah, was a passenger traveling from Giddalur to Chennai. The impact of the crash claimed his life instantly. The injured victims were rushed to the hospital for medical treatment.

June 8, Bus Overturns in Lucknow-Agra Expressway

DateJune 8, 2024
LocationAgra-Lucknow Expressway, Ferozabad, Uttar Pradesh
Fatalities1
Casualties46

Two women and a child lost their lives, while 46 others were injured when a bus carrying devotees from Vaishno Devi overturned on the Agra-Lucknow expressway in Firozabad.

The accident occurred near kilometer marker 51 under the jurisdiction of Nasirpur police station. The bus, which began its journey from Chhattisgarh on May 28 and was returning from the shrine via Prayagraj, veered off the expressway and fell into a deep gorge as it entered Firozabad.

Preliminary investigations by the police suggest that the driver may have fallen asleep at the wheel. There were more than 60 passengers on board the bus during the accident.

June 9, Jajpur Bus Accident Kills 2 and Injures 15

DateJune 9, 2024
LocationBarchana, Jajpur, Odisha
Fatalities2
Casualties13

the driver and the helper of a tourist bus lost their lives, while 13 passengers sustained critical injuries following a collision with a cement-laden truck.

The accident occurred as the bus, traveling from Kolkata to Puri, collided with the truck at Kandhei chhak under Barchana police limits.

Initial reports indicate that seven individuals are in critical condition and have been transferred to Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital for treatment.

Sarat Patra, Inspector-In-Charge of Barchana Police Station, stated, “The accident took place at approximately 3:45 am. Upon receiving the information, the night patrol, NH patrolling team, and police station staff promptly responded. The bus, carrying around 60 passengers, caught fire post-collision. Fire services department personnel were immediately summoned, and two bodies were recovered from the wreckage.”

June 10, Purvanchal Expressway Bus Accident Kills Four and Injures Nine

DateJune 10, 2024
LocationMussepur village, Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh
Fatalities4
Casualties9

Four people were killed and nine others injured on Monday when their bus collided with a stationary truck near Mussepur village on the Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh, police said. The bus was traveling from Ayodhya to Vikramganj in Bihar.

June 10, TNSTC Bus Overturns Killing One and Injuring 40 Others

DateJune 10, 2024
LocationVirudhunagar, Tamil Nadu
Fatalities1
Casualties40

A woman passenger was killed when a TNSTC bus traveling from Coimbatore to Kovilpatti overturned after hitting a parapet wall on the Virudhunagar-Sattur highway early Monday morning (June 10, 2024) at around 5:30 a.m.

Police reported that 40 passengers and the bus crew were injured and rushed to the Government Virudhunagar Medical College Hospital. Ms. Bhuvaneswari later succumbed to her injuries.

Authorities suspect that the bus driver, Murugabhoopathi, fell asleep at the wheel, causing him to lose control of the speeding bus, which then struck a parapet wall near the Vachchakarapatti bus stop. The impact caused extensive damage to the bus, including a damaged axle and all four wheels detaching from the body.

June 11, Noida Bus Crash Kills One and Injures Another

DateJune 11, 2024
LocationChromepet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
CauseNegligent driving
Fatalities2

One person died and another was critically injured after a bus crashed into the boundary wall of a residential society in Noida, after running over a roadside momos stall. According to police, the incident occurred at 6:54 pm near Sriram Apartments in Sector 118, Noida.

The bus was transporting factory workers from Greater Noida to Sorkha and Parthala villages in Noida. The accident happened when the bus lost control at a turn near Sriram Apartments, hitting a roadside food cart before crashing into the boundary wall of the society.

Two men at the Momos stall were run over and crushed under the bus. The bus is registered with Anant Tours & Travels.

June 11, BEST Bus Crushes Man in Mahim

DateJune 11, 2024
LocationChromepet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
CauseNegligent driving
Fatalities2

An unidentified 30-year-old individual was tragically killed under a BEST bus in Mahim on Tuesday. The victim had been sleeping outside the Mahim bus depot when the bus ran over him while exiting the depot. The person was transported to Sion Hospital and was declared dead on arrival.

Assistant Sub-Inspector Shashikant Balaram Thombre from Mahim Police Station stated that the bus driver, Yashwant Nangre, 56, was driving negligently and failed to notice the person sleeping on the road. Nangre has been taken into custody.

June 11, Freak Accident in Chromepet Kills Bus Driver

DateJune 11, 2024
LocationChromepet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
CauseDriver lost control
Fatalities2
Casualties2

In a tragic incident near Chromepet on Monday, a 40-year-old driver of a private company bus lost his life. M Murugan, hailing from Sholavaram, was driving an office bus for a car manufacturing firm in Chengalpattu.

While ferrying 15 employees from Ayapakkam to Chengalpattu along the Poonamallee-Vandalur bypass road near Kundrathur around 8 am, Murugan lost control of the bus. The vehicle rammed into the median, causing the driver’s side door to open. Murugan fell out and was fatally crushed under the bus’s rear wheels. Two passengers sustained minor injuries in the mishap.

June 11, 3 Killed As Bus Turns Turtle in J&K’s Baramulla

DateJune 11, 2024
LocationBaramulla, Jammu & Kashmir
CauseDriver lost control
Fatalities3
Casualties18

Three passengers lost their lives and 18 others sustained injuries in a tragic road accident in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. According to police reports, a minibus carrying passengers overturned after the driver lost control near Pazalpora in the Rafiabad area.

The injured individuals were promptly transported to GMC in Baramulla for medical treatment. While two passengers died on the spot, the third was declared dead upon arrival.

June 11, Uttarkashi Bus Accident Claims 3 Lives

DateJune 11, 2024
LocationGangnani, Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand
CauseOverspeeding, Negligent driving
Fatalities4
Casualties14

Three individuals tragically lost their lives, and 14 others sustained injuries when a tourist bus plunged into a gorge on the Gangotri highway in Uttarkashi district at around 9:00 PM in the night. The bus was transporting a total of 36 passengers, with 29 from Uttarakhand and seven from Uttar Pradesh. Among 14 people injured, 12 are in serious condition. The accident claimed the lives of three women passengers.

June 12, Bus Crash in Salem Kills 5

DateJune 12, 2024
LocationSukkampatti, Salem, Tamil Nadu
CauseOverspeeding, Negligent driving
Fatalities5
Casualties9

Two motorcycles were sandwiched between a truck and a bus resulting in five deaths and injuring 9 others.

The accident occurred near Sukkampatti on the Tirupattur-Salem road when the lorry slowed down over a speed breaker. Despite the motorcycles slowing down behind it, the bus failed to brake in time, leading to the fatal collision.

June 12, Sehore Bus Accident Kills Four

DateJune 12, 2024
LocationSehore, Madhya Pradesh
CauseOverspeeding, Negligent driving
Fatalities4
Casualties8

An out-of-control bus collided with a motorcycle and overturned in the Sehore district, Madhya Pradesh The tragic incident resulted in four fatalities and left eight others injured.

Prompt response from Shahganj Police facilitated the rescue and transportation of injured passengers to the hospital. The accident severely impacted traffic flow, requiring a crane to remove the overturned bus from the road.

June 13, Speeding Truck Rams Bus in Tenkasi Killing Three

DateJune 13, 2024
LocationTenkasi, Tamil Nadu
Fatalities3
Casualties10+

Three passengers, including a child, lost their lives when a private bus overturned after being struck by a speeding truck from Kerala in Tenkasi. The injured passengers have been hospitalized at the District Headquarters Hospital.

June 15, Rudraprayag Bus Accident Kills 15 and Injures 9

DateJune 15, 2024
LocationBadrinath Highway, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand
Fatalities15
Casualties11
CauseDriver lost control

On June 15, a tragic accident occurred on the Badrinath Highway in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag district, where a Tempo Traveller mini-bus carrying 26 passengers veered off the road and plummeted into a deep gorge.

The vehicle, which was on a trip to Chopta-Tungnath-Chandrashila, lost control and tumbled approximately 500 meters down from the main road, resulting in the death of 15 passengers and injuring 11 others.

June 16, Army jawans Killed As Bus Rams into Auto Rikshaw

DateJune 15, 2024
LocationNagpur, Maharashtra
Fatalities2
Casualties7
CauseOverspeeding

Two soldiers lost their lives, and seven others, including six soldiers and the auto driver, sustained injuries in a tragic incident in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The accident occurred when a high-speed private bus collided with an auto-rickshaw carrying eight soldiers from the Guards Regiment Centre in Kamptee. The collision took place near the Kanhan River bridge at approximately 5:30 PM.

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