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Mumbai: 8 injured as BEST bus rams into dumper in Dadar, horrific accident caught on cam

The injured persons included three women passengers and the driver and the conductor of the bus operated by the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) undertaking.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
Mumbai Updated on: October 27, 2021 15:51 IST
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BEST bus rams into dumper in Mumbai's Dadar today morning

At least eight people got injured in a collision between a BEST bus and a dumper truck in the Dadar area of Mumbai today morning. As per the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, the condition of five people including the driver and the conductor of the bus is serious.

The injured persons included three women passengers and the driver and the conductor of the bus operated by the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) undertaking. The incident occurred this morning when the bus (route no 22) was on its way to Pydhonie in south Mumbai from Marol.

A CCTV grab shows a speeding BEST bus ramming into the dumper truck from behind at a traffic signal on Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, one of the arterial roads, around 7.15 am.  Due to the impact, a passenger standing in the bus door was thrown out on the road while other passengers jumped out.

Meanwhile, the official said all the eight injured passengers are admitted at civic-run Sion Hospital. Doctors at the hospital informed that the condition of five injured persons, including the bus driver, conductor, and three passengers, is serious while the other three are "stable".

BEST spokesperson Manoj Varade did not respond.

According to the "Road Accidents In Maharashtra 2020" statistics, Mumbai had witnessed 1,812 road accidents, in which 349 persons were injured, 1,740 others sustained grievous injuries, and 443 minor injuries.

(With PTI Inputs)

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