16 injured as RTC bus overturns on NH-16 in Vizag, traffic hit

The RTC bus, going from Narsipatnam to Visakhapatnam, was at high speed and the accident occurred when the driver took a sharp turn in his attempt to avoid collision with an auto-rickshaw.

Published: 17th July 2017 03:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th July 2017 03:41 PM   |  A+A-

Vehicular movement was disrupted between Birla Junction and IV- Town police station due to the accident. | Express Photo Service

By Express News Service

VISAKHAPATNAM: Sixteen passengers on board sustained injuries after an RTC bus overturned near Port Hospital Junction in Visakhapatnam on the NH-16 on Monday afternoon.

The RTC bus, going from Narsipatnam to Visakhapatnam, was at high speed and the accident occurred when the driver took a sharp turn in his attempt to avoid collision with an auto-rickshaw. Sources said that an elderly woman received head injuries, while the other passengers escaped with minor wounds.

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Vehicular movement was disrupted between Birla Junction and IV- Town police station due to the accident.

All the injured were shifted to Port Hospital.

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