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Shimla Bus Accident: 4 Dead Including HRTC Driver And Conductor

A tragic accident in Shimla district on Friday claimed the lives of four individuals, including the driver and conductor of a Himachal Pradesh Road and Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus. The incident occurred in the Kenchi area of Jubbal when the bus, traveling from Kuddu-Diltari to Rohru in Shimla district, plunged off the mountain road into […]

A tragic accident in Shimla district on Friday claimed the lives of four individuals, including the driver and conductor of a Himachal Pradesh Road and Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus. The incident occurred in the Kenchi area of Jubbal when the bus, traveling from Kuddu-Diltari to Rohru in Shimla district, plunged off the mountain road into a gorge.

“The accident took place at 6:45 am after the bus overturned on the road. In total there were 5 passengers plus the driver and conductor. Three injured have been admitted to a local hospital in Rohru,” stated Rohan Chand Thakur, Managing Director of HRTC.

According to Thakur, two people died at the scene, while the driver and conductor succumbed to their injuries en route to the hospital. The deceased have been identified as Karam Dass (driver), Rakesh Kumar (conductor), Birma Devi, and Dhan Shah, a resident of Nepal.

The injured passengers, identified as Jiyender Rangta, Deepika, and Hast Bahadur, have been admitted to a local hospital in Rohru for treatment.

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