Thursday at 5 pm, the Vadodara Municipal Corporation labeled bus carrying
salaried and students crashed into the pothole beside the road while heading
from Umeta towards Virkuva Chowkadi of Anklav. The driver of the speeding bus
lost the control over the bus and crashed into the pothole near the taluka
panchayat. The chaos among the passenger had drawn the attention of the local
people who ran to their help and rescued them. Fortunately, no casualties were
caused by the incident.
people informed that these buses regularly carry salaried and students which
were mostly overcrowded then its capacity. The State Transport buses via
Vadodara to Borsad and Anklav are quite irregular in evening hours, hence,
private buses labeled as Vadodara Municipal Corporation runs on this route.
Similarly, on Thursday, an overcrowded bus crashed into the pothole near taluka
panchayat, when the driver lost the control over the bus while speeding. Fortunately,
the bus crashed into the pothole and hanged due to the support of the tree in
the pothole and if there would not have been any tree then major mishap might
have occurred. Following the incident, due to the chaos among the passenger,
the employees of taluka panchayat and the local people run to the site and help
the passenger to rescue from the windows of the bus. Fortunately, no casualties
were caused by the incident.
the mercy of Anklav police, private vehicles carrying over capacity passengers
runs between the destinations – from Ashodar via Anklav and Umeta to Vadodara.
Many a time, several accidents had also occurred in past by following vehicles
due to sudden brake by such irresponsibly speeding buses. But the Anklav police
are not taking suitable actions against the culprits as they have been bribed
by the drivers of the private vehicles which can prove fatal for the lives of