Delhi: 60-yr-old woman falls from moving bus, foot crushed under rear wheel

Based on the victim's complaint, a case has been registered against the driver and conductor and the matter is being probed, police said.

New Delhi: A 60-year-old woman’s foot came under a moving bus after she fell from it allegedly due to the negligence of the driver and conductor in central Delhi's Daryaganj area, the police said on Friday.

In Thursday’s incident, the woman's foot was badly injured and later had to be amputated, they said.

Based on her complaint, a case has been registered against the driver and conductor. The matter is being probed, the police said.

The victim, a resident of Seelampur, after meeting a relative admitted at the LNJP Hospital was waiting at the Delhi Gate stop for a bus to return home, they said.

The police said that apparently she was irked after repeatedly not finding a bus for Seelampur and boarded a low-floor bus.

However, the conductor allegedly told her the bus would not go to Seelampur, they said.

The woman in her complaint alleged that she was asked to get down from the moving bus and the conductor did not even ask the driver to stop the vehicle.

The police said that while getting down from the bus, she fell down and the rear wheel ran over her foot. She was rushed to a hospital by the bus driver where doctors amputated her foot, they said.

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