At least 29 person travelling from Lucknow to Delhi were killed and several others injured after the bus fell in a drain on Yamuna Expressway on Monday morning.
The UP Roadways bus, met with the accident near Agra and jumped the express highway and fell into the huge drain.
“Awadh bus depot’s Janrath Expressway Roadways bus no UP33 AT5877 lost control on Yamuna Expresway and fell in ‘jharna nala’ near Kuberpur,” UP police said in a tweet.
The police said that at least 27 bodies have been recovered from the partially submerged bus and 15-16 injured passengers have been admitted to hospital.
“One Sleeper Coach passenger bus travelling from Lucknow to Delhi met with an accident on Yamuna Expressway. It fell into the side fall about 15 feet deep. 20 passengers rescued so far. Efforts are on for the rest,” A Satish Ganesh, IG Agra said in a tweet earlier.