Narsingi Bus Accident: 2 Killed as Morning Star Bus Overturns

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Bus Accident Today: Two persons were killed in the Narsingi Bus Accident today when a sleeper bus operated by Morning Star Travels overturned at the Narsingi Outer Ring Road. According to sources, the bus, which departed from Patancheru and was en route to Chennai via Vijayawada, arrived at Narsingi ORR at approximately 9 PM when the incident happened.

Narsingi Bus Accident: 2 Killed as Morning Star Bus Overturns
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Hyderabad, June 23: Two passengers of a private bus lost their lives when the bus hit a pole and turned turtle at Hyderabad’s Narsingi Outer Ring Road.

According to sources, the bus, operated by Morning Star Travels was traveling from Hyderabad to Chennai via Vijayawada with around 30 passengers onboard. It reached Narsingi Outer Ring Road at around 9 PM when it hit a pole and overturned.

Following the collision, a woman, identified as Mamta, was killed as she fell from the bus and came under the bus as it overturned.

At least 15 other passengers were injured in the Morning Star bus accident. One of them succumbed to his injuries later on Monday.

The accident led to a traffic jam, with nearly 2 kilometers of road clogged with the influx of vehicles on Outer Ring Road.

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Cause of the Narsingi Bus Accident

Preliminary investigations revealed that the bus was speeding when the accident happened. The road was wet from the rain, causing the bus to lose control while taking a turn and hit the divider. Due to the high speed, the bus crossed the divider, hit the side road, and overturned.

The Narsingi police reported that the bus driver likely lost control because the road was slick from the rain. Additionally, the driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident.

The incident occurred within fifteen minutes of the bus’s departure from Hyderabad.┬áThe driver has been apprehended and a case has been registered.

Md. Javed, an eyewitness, said, “The bus was at high speed and the road was slippery because of the rain. Because of this the driver failed to control the vehicle and rammed into the pole after which the bus overturned.”

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Injured Shifted to the Hospital

At least 15 passengers sustained injuries in the Narsingi bus accident today. They received first aid and were then taken to a nearby hospital. According to reports, one of the passengers who was critically injured succumbed to his injuries on Monday.

In other news, a bus operated by Kallada Travels also hit a pole and overturned on the Edappally-Aroor National Highway 66 Bypass in Kochi. The Kallada bus accident claimed the life of a motorcyclist.

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