Three people were crushed to death while another was seriously injured when a bus rammed into them near Bhanupali village in Rupnagar district on Monday. The injured has been admitted to the local civil hospital.
SHO Harkirat Singh said that a CTU bus was on its way from Nangal to Chandigarh around 7.30 a.m. when it rammed into four people standing on the side of the road. Three people, including a woman, died while the person who was critically injured was admitted to a local civil hospital, he said.
According to the SHO, the bus driver was trying to overtake another vehicle when he lost control resulting in the tragedy. The identity of victims was being verified, he added.