Palghar, Aug 13 : More than 50 passengers, including a large number of students were injured, two of them seriously, when an MSRTC bus proceeding from Pivli to Wada in the district met with an accident on Tuesday morning, the Wada police said.
All the injured have been admitted to the Wada Rural Hospital and the two badly injured have been shifted to the Thane civil hospital, API Govind Borade told UNI here.
The accident took place near the Jambulpada village at around 0700 hrs, a police official said.
In a bid to save a small girl crossing the road, the driver lost control of the bus which left the lane and hit the divider and went on the other side of the road straight into the bushes resulting the accident, he said.
He said that the bus was carrying maximum of students of two colleges of Wada.
The driver of the bus Vinayak Jadhav (27) has been arrested and booked under sections 279,337 and 338 of the IPC and also sections of the MV Act, Mr Borade said.
The further probe into the same is being carried by the local police. he added. (UNI)