As many as eight people were killed and more than 20, including students, seriously injured when a bus overturned near Pavagada in Tumkur district, Karnataka, police said on Saturday, the agency reported. of the ANI press.
According to a PTI report, the injured were transferred to hospitals in Tumakuru and Pavagada. Two students were among those killed in the crash and the bodies were transferred to Pavagada Hospital, the report added.
“Reckless driving” is thought to be the reason for the accident and the investigation will reveal the details, police sources told PTI.
Locals said the bus was overcrowded and most students traveled on it, according to reports.