Andhra: 7 killed after bus carrying wedding party crashes into Sagar Canal in Prakasam district

Seven people perish in Andhra when a bus transporting a wedding party crashes into Sagar Canal in the Prakasam district

Bus Accident

According to authorities, a bus carrying seven persons, including a seven-year-old child, plunged into a water canal near Darsi in the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh. More than 15 other passengers were also injured. The accident took place around midnight when the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation Bus transporting over 40 passengers fell into the Sagar Canal. The bus was on its way from to Kakinada.
The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment, police said.
After receving the information, the police reached the spot and started a rescue operation.
Darsi Sub Inspector Ramakrishna confirmed the deaths of seven people in the bus accident. “More than 15 were severely injured and they are undergoing treatment at Darsi and Ongole hospitals . Let us hope there are no more casaulities,” the official said.
“The cause of incident is yet to be ascertained and rescue operations are underway,’ he added. More details are awaited