An major road accident took place in Hoshiarpur today in the early hours involving a private bus belonging to the Kartapur company and another vehicle, which collided with one another.
The accident on Jalandhar road, took place at such velocity that the roof of the bus was blown off. The 2 collided as the bus overtook a car and crashed into the oncoming tipper.
The bus driver along with a female passenger died in the accident and a further 15 have been hospitalized. An eye-witness to the crash recalled how 15-20 people were severely injured and required immediate medical attention.
2 people are believed to be in critical condition and have been shifted to Jalandhar for further treatment