Niwari, October 28: In an accident which could have turned tragic, a car carrying five people lost its balance and had a narrow escape after their vehicle fell off from an unsecured bridge into a river on Monday, October 28. The incident took place in Orchha town of Madhya Pradesh's Niwari district. All five occupants were rescued and sent to the hospital for treatment. Madhya Pradesh: 6 Killed And Several Injured After Passenger Bus Falls Into River in Raisen.
According to the CCTV (closed-circuit television), the car and an autorickshaw both coming from opposite directions collided in an unsecured bridge. The car, in an attempt to avoid the collision, fell off from the bridge. The clips show that auto-rickshaw was carrying more than three passengers and some people were also standing behind the vehicle.
#WATCH Madhya Pradesh: A car carrying 5 people lost its balance, while trying to avoid hitting an autorickshaw, and fell into a river in Orchha town of Niwari district today. All the five occupants of the car were later rescued and sent to a hospital. (Source: CCTV footage) pic.twitter.com/TF8uTDBmWG
— ANI (@ANI) October 28, 2019
Earlier this month, seven people were killed and 36 people were injured after a bus fell off from a flyover in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen. The vehicle was reportedly over-speeding and the driver had lost its control while passing over the bridge. The bus, which originated from Indore, was travelling to Chhattarpur.