We lost 14 fellow citizens. A fatal accident claimed 14 lives including two babies of a village of Khandaghosh, Burdwan. On Friday about 70 pilgrims from Khudkuri village of Khondoghosh went on their way to Nabadwip, Nadia. The bus driver drove the vehicle into a ditch while overtaking a truck near Meerzapur. 9 men and 2 babies were killed on the spot. 4 succumed to their injuries at hospital. 32 people more were injured.
But who is responsible? Could this be averted? Eyewitnessed said that the bus driver was driving at a high speed and lost control at the sharp turn. A mistake of a man costs 14 lives! We lost 14 fellow citizen.