Four Osmania Medicos and Driver Dead, Two Critical in a Bus Accident

Postmortem of the deceased students is underway, while two more students who are critical are kept under medical observation in ICU.

Published: 15th March 2016 10:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th March 2016 01:23 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Postmortem of the four deceased Osmania Medical College students, who died in a private-bus accident near Vijayawada, would be conducted at Government General Hospital there in presence of family members. Two more students are critical and kept under medical observation in Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

>> Four students of Osmania Medical College, and driver, died after private bus overturned near Vijayawada

>> Driver of the bus was allegedly drunk

>> Four deceased OMC students : G Laxman, Tandur, Adilabad. Moka Vijay Teja,Quthbullapur, Macha Pranay Raja Ram, Saroornagar, Vodanala Uday, Karimnagar

>> Two students: K Sujith Reddy, 2013 batch, and S Rajesh Kumar, 2014 batch are critical. Kept under observation in ICU

>> OMC Helpline numbers are 040-24653992, 94407 52310, 8686864656

>> Postmortem of the deceased students would be conducted in presence of parents at Government General Hospital, Vijayawada

On Monday night, around 45 students of prestigious Osmania Medical College (OMC) started from Amalapuram, Andhra Pradesh to Hyderabad, Telangana. They were returning from a sports meet. At around 11 P.M., the bus they were traveling overturned at Surampalem. Driver of the bus was allegedly drunk.

Five people died in the accident including four students and the bus driver, two were critically injured, and 18 escaped from the tragic accident with minor injuries.

The four deceased students are G Laxman from MBBS 2010 batch. He is from Tandur, Adilabad. Moka Vijay Teja, 2010 batch, from Quthbullapur in outskirts of Hyderabad, Macha Pranay Raja Ram, 2012 batch, from Saroornagar, Vodanala Uday, 2011 batch, from Karimnagar.

Among the students who are critical, Kandula Sujith Reddy, 2013 batch,Kadapa and Sangaraboina Rajesh Kumar, 2014 batch, Warangal, one received head injuries, another suffering from internal bleeding.

The OMC authorities launched helpline numbers, 040-24653992, 94407 52310, 8686864656. “The two students who are critical are under observation. Some of the students were discharged and sent with their parents. 20 of them received superficial injuries and were treated in Out Patient department,” said B Prabhakar, principal of OMC.

Some of the students with minor injuries were treated at a multi-specialty hospital, and started to their homes with their family members who reached Vijayawada after receiving news of the mishap.

Telangana Health minister C Laxma Reddy, Telangana director of Medical Education M Ramani, Principal of OMC B Prabhakar, a few students, reached the accident spot soon after receiving news of the accident.

Classes at OMC are adjourned for two days.


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