Envoyé : vendredi 19 avril 2019 06:38
À : Corentin Decaen <;
Objet : RSOE EDIS – Event Report – Vehicle Accident : [Sahnewal-Dehlon road] Khanpur, State of Punjab, Pakistan, Asia
Importance : Haute


RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service, Budapest, Hungary
Event report

April 19th 2019 04:36 AM – Vehicle Accident – VI-20190419-67533-PAK

Base information

EDIS Code: VI-20190419-67533-PAK
Event date: April 19th 2019 04:36 AM
Category: Vehicle Accident
Continent: Asia
Country: Pakistan
State: State of Punjab
Settlement: Khanpur
Location: [Sahnewal-Dehlon road]
28.6331825,70.6573694 (WGS84 decimal)

CAP Information

Category: Transport - Public and private transportation
Urgency: Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Severity: Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Scope: Public - For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Certainty: Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing

Event details

A collision between a private company bus and car on the Sahnewal-Dehlon road, near Khanpur village, left over two dozen passengers injured and one dead on Thursday evening. The bus was heading towards Sahnewal from Dehlon when it collided with a car. The bus driver ran away from the spot after the accident. The bus driver lost control over the vehicle after the accident, which overturned leaving many passengers injured and killing one, identified as Santokh Singh (73), a resident of Sillon Kalan village. The injured are undergoing treatment at various hospitals in the district. As per police sources, car occupants had a miraculous escape as they did not suffer any injury in the mishap. The sources said after the accident, the area people gathered at the spot and took out the injured stuck inside the overturned bus. People called the police control room after which ambulances reached the spot and rushed the injured to various hospitals. The SHO, Dehlon, Dharamvir, said the bus had started from Ahmedgarh and was going towards Sahnewal. When the bus was crossing Khanpur village a speeding car coming from the opposite direction collided with it, he added. After the collision, the bus overturned, he said. Many passengers suffered injuries and one died, he added. According to preliminary investigation the car driver was at fault. Further probe was on.

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Corentin DECAEN


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