At least eight people sustain injury in a collision between a BEST bus and a dumper truck in the Dadar area of Mumbai today morning.
The incident occurred this morning when the bus (route no 22) was on its way to Pydhonie in south Mumbai from Marol.
As per the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, the condition of five people including the driver and the conductor of the bus is serious.
The injured persons included three women passengers and the driver and the conductor of the bus operated by the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST).
CCTV footage shows a speeding BEST bus ramming into the dumper truck from behind at a traffic signal on Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, one of the arterial roads, around 7.15 am. Due to the impact, a passenger standing in the bus door was thrown out on the road while other passengers jumped out. Meanwhile, the official said all the eight injured passengers are admitted at civic-run Sion Hospital. Doctors at the hospital informed that the condition of five injured persons, including the bus driver, conductor, and three passengers, is serious while the other three are stable.