The city of a number of historical forts in UP, Mainpuri, witnessed a gruesome mishap on Wednesday that claimed 17 lives and left more than 35 people grievously injured.
The mishap involved a private double decker passenger bus, that was travelling from Jaipur to Farrukhabad. It overturned near Mainpuri in Dannahar police limits today morning. Driver of the bus reportedly lost his control over the vehicle. This was the reason behind the accident that claimed half a dozen precious lives.
Injured passengers have been sent to Saifai mini PGI, where three people have been reported to be struggling for their lives. Their condition is said to be critical.
According to reports, the superintendent of police has confirmed death of 17 people have died so far in the accident. The SP was one of the earliest of officials to reach the accident spot. He was accompanied by a team of policemen with whose help dead bodies were sent to morgues while the injured were sent to different hospitals.
A special bus was arranged for transporting the passengers to their destinations, who survived the accident with minor injuries.>