At least 12 people were injured after an Uttar Pradesh roadways bus collided with a tree on Mathura Road in national Capital on the early hours of Saturday. Police said the driver fled after the accident and efforts are underway to nab him.
According to RP Meena, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Southeast district, a police control room (PCR) call regarding the accident near Sukhdev Vihar was received around 3:22 am following which Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) was dispatched for the spot.
“When police team reached the spot they found that 12 passengers sustained minor injuries who were then shifted to the AIIMS Trauma Centre, while 10 more were given first-aid at the spot by CATS ambulance staff,” the DCP said.
“During initial investigation it was revealed that the crash took place in front of the Central Road Research Institute near a CNG pump. The bus was coming from Bah in Agra and was headed for ISBT Sarai Kale Khan,” the DCP said.
“A case of accident has been registered and an investigation is in progress. Police have informed Agra depot officials regarding the accident,” the DCP added.