4 folks, together with two girls, had been killed after their SUV collided head-on with a bus coming from the other way on the Jodhpur-Barmer freeway right here on Tuesday, police stated.
Some passengers of the bus, which was going to Balotara from Jodhpur, had been additionally injured within the collision, they stated.
Because of the affect of the collision, the SUV received caught underneath the bus. Passersby rushed to rescue the passengers however they could not do a lot. Two cranes had been deployed to drag out the SUV from underneath the bus and take out the our bodies, the police stated.
Shankar Patel, a compounder from Barmer’s Ajeet city, was taking a affected person and her two members of the family to Jodhpur for remedy in his automobile, senior police officer (West) Umesh Ojha stated.
“Between Lunawas and Bhandu villages on the Jodhpur-Barmer freeway, he tried to overhaul a car. He didn’t discover the bus coming from the other way. He rammed his SUV into the bus whereas rushing to overhaul the opposite car,” the officer stated.
Patel and the three passengers of the automobile died on the spot, he added.
The affect of the collision left the entrance portion of the SUV badly mangled, Ojha stated.
Some passengers of the bus and the motive force sustained minor accidents and had been taken to hospital for remedy, he stated.