20 pilgrims hurt in road mishap

Aug 06, 2013, 05:06 IST | A Correspondent

More than 20 passengers - all from Dhule - were injured in a major accident at Chandoli phata near Rajgurunagar on the Pune-Nashik highway yesterday morning.

They have been admitted to Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial Hospital. Among them, Sangeeta Sonawane (42) is in the Intensive Care Unit.

The passengers were on a pilgrimage and had stayed at Alandi on Sunday night. They had started for Bhimashankar and Shirdi on Monday morning when the accident took place around 6.30 am.

Aaba Kshirsagar, one of the victims, said, “An unidentified vehicle had overtaken ours, due to which our driver lost control and the bus overturned.” 

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