Get Your Mid-Day Gold Yearly Subscription now at Rs 899 Rs 499!

Home > News > India News > Article > Maharashtra 44 students hurt as school bus slides off road lands into gorge in Pune district

Maharashtra: 44 students hurt as school bus slides off road, lands into gorge in Pune district

Updated on: 27 September,2022 05:50 PM IST  |  Pune
PTI |

Acceding to Pune district officials, the students were travelling from Pimpalgaon to Girvali village, around 45 km from Pune city, to visit an observatory in the afternoon

Maharashtra: 44 students hurt as school bus slides off road, lands into gorge in Pune district

Representative image. Pic/Istock


As many as 44 students and three teachers were injured on Tuesday after the bus they were travelling in hurtled down a gorge and overturned in Ambegaon tehsil in Pune district of Maharashtra, officials said.


Acceding to Pune district officials, the students were travelling from Pimpalgaon to Girvali village, around 45 km from Pune city, to visit an observatory in the afternoon.



Also Read: SC allows EC to decide which faction be recognised as 'real' Shiv Sena


Block Development Officer, Jalinder Pathare, said the school bus belonged to Muktai Prashala in Pimpalgaon.

"The incident occurred at a turn. The bus went down 100 to 150 feet into a gorge. All 44 students travelling in the bus, three teachers, the driver, and a bus assistant received injuries. Seven to eight students have been shifted to a hospital in Manchar, while the rest are stable," said Pathare. 

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever.

Do you think material happiness has consumed us more than spiritual happiness?

Register for FREE
to continue reading !

This is not a paywall.
However, your registration helps us understand your preferences better and enables us to provide insightful and credible journalism for all our readers.

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK