New Delhi: At least three persons, including a minor boy, were killed and three others grievously injured as a cluster bus lost control on a flyover and rammed into a crowd in northeast Delhi’s Nand Nagri on Thursday night, police said.
The injured were rushed to the hospital where their condition is said to be serious.
After the accident, which happened near the Nand Nagri depot, enraged public gathered at the spot and vandalised the bus and tried to set it on fire but were dispersed by the Delhi Police.
According to some eyewitnesses, the bus lost control and hit many vehicles, including a truck, before hitting the crowd in front of the depot, and killing two people on the spot. The casualty rose to three after another injured died at the hospital.
“The driver of the cluster bus has been apprehended and legal procedure is underway,” DCP, Northeast, Ved Prakash Surya said.