Bus runs over legs of 70yearold woman

first_imgKolkata: A 70-year-old lady got seriously injured after a bus ran over her legs at Jyangra Milan Mandir.Soon after the accident, the driver fled the scene and agitated people ransacked the bus by pelting stones.According to the police, at around 11 am, the victim, Tapati Roy, was crossing a road near the Jyangra Milan Mandir bus stop.When she was in the middle of the road, a Hatiara-bound bus of route 30C hit her.When she fell down, the driver in an attempt to flee with his vehicle, ran over her legs. Looking at the crowd already gathered on the spot, the driver fled the spot leaving the Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifebus behind.Roy was immediately sent to a private hospital in Salt Lake beside EZCC, where she is admitted.Within a few minutes after the incident, another bus of the same route arrived at the spot for the same destination and locals assumed that both the drivers might have been competing.The agitated mob started pelting stones at that bus too. Later, police from Baguiati police station intervened and seized both the buses.A case has been registered against the offending bus driver, who is still absconding.”Every day each bus of the route 30C competes with each other. As the road is very narrow, minor accidents take place daily,” said a local resident.last_img