Pune : A Private Bus going to Pandharpur met with an accident in Bopdev Ghat section while negotiating a turn. The bus constituted of 40 passengers of which three people suffered severe injuries and other passengers escaped with minor injuries. The reason for such an incident is suspected to be brake failure, however the bus driver has been booked for negligent driving by the Saswad police. The accident created a long queue of traffic which was later cleared when the bus was removed from the accident site with help of cranes.
The passengers were heading towards a camp organised in Pandharpur by the Drishti Jana Sanghatna. “We left Nigdi in a private bus around 5:15am. The bus reached the Bopdev ghat section around 7:15am when the driver lost control and the vehicle fell on its side.” Said one of the camp organizers.