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36 of marriage party injured in road accident

Bhadohi: At least 36 members of a marriage party were injured when the bus they were travelling in collided with a truck in Mehdipur village on the Grand Trunk Road here, the police said today

According to the police, the accident took place in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

The marriage party was returning from Mirzapur village in the bus which collided with the truck, they said.

The police said the bus driver was driving the vehicle on the wrong side of the road and one of its headlight was also not working.

Of the 45 passengers travelling in the bus, 36 were injured, they said.

Two of the seriously injured have been referred to Varanasi for treatment, while 10 are undergoing treatment at the Bhadohi district hospital, the police said.

24 passengers are recuperating at the community health centre, they added

—PTI