Tahlka News Desk
Vijayawada: Eight killed and 30 injured when a private bus from Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad fell into river near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh today early morning.
Injured people have been taken to the Nandigama Government Hospital 10 people are major critical according to the reports.
The bus which was to cover over a 1,000 km to from Odisha to Telangana had made a stop in Vijayawada where a new driver took over. The bus reportedly overran a bridge divider and plunged through the gap between the two lanes into a river in Mullapadu around 5.30 am.
Gas cutters were used to rescue the passengers.The driver was suspected to be sleepy and his negligence is being assessed as the cause of the accident, according to initial probe.