At least 16 people have died in a bus accident in Uttar Pradesh`s Manipur district of India. According to Indian media, 12 more people were injured in this accident occurred in Manipur`s Dhanhara area on Wednesday morning.
Initial investigations found that, when the driver tried to accelerate the speed, the bus lost its control and went upside down.
The injured were admitted to the nearby hospital. The condition of three of them is critical. The bus driver is also among the injured.
Police are waiting to record the driver`s statement.
The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath condoled the families of the deceased. He instructed to take all necessary steps for the treatment of the injured.
A preliminary investigation of the accident has been initiated.