The bus was coming from Gangotri towards Uttarkashi with 33 passengers. During this the bus went uncontrolled and fell into the ditch.
A painful accident took place in Uttarakhand on Sunday. A major accident took place near Gangpani on Gangotri Highway in Uttarkashi district. The bus heavy with passengers fell into the ditch. According to the information, 33 people were present in the bus. There is a possibility of death of 5-6 people in the accident. While many people are said to be injured. Rescue is going on on the spot.
Disaster management did the rescue
As per the information, the bus number (UK 07 8585) was coming from Gangotri towards Uttarkashi with passengers. During this the bus went uncontrolled and fell into the ditch. According to the District Disaster Management, 19 injured have been rescued so far.
The injured were admitted to the hospital
The injured have been admitted to the hospital by 108 ambulances for treatment. At the same time, a dead body has been recovered. SP Arpan Yaduvanshi has also left for the spot. At the same time, two more ambulances have been sent from the district hospital to the spot.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has expressed grief after receiving information about the accident. Along with this, the administration has been instructed to do quick relief and rescue work. He has made a tweet in this regard.
गंगोत्री से उत्तरकाशी जा रही बस के गंगनानी में दुर्घटनाग्रस्त हो जाने से कुछ लोगों के हताहत होने का अत्यंत पीड़ादायक समाचार प्राप्त हुआ है। प्रशासन को त्वरित रूप से राहत और बचाव कार्य संचालित करने एवं घायलों के उपचार के लिए उचित व्यवस्था सुनिश्चित करने हेतु निर्देशित किया है।…
— Pushkar Singh Dhami (@pushkardhami) August 20, 2023