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  Metros   Mumbai  02 Sep 2018  Bus carrying doctors crashes into trailer on highway

Bus carrying doctors crashes into trailer on highway

THE ASIAN AGE. | VRUSHALI PURANDARE
Published : Sep 2, 2018, 6:08 am IST
Updated : Sep 2, 2018, 6:08 am IST

The driver died on the spot, and 30 injured doctors have been shifted to a nearby civil hospital.

Representational picture.
 Representational picture.

Mumbai: Forty medicos from trust-run Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) met with an accident at Khedgaon in wee hours of Saturday after a luxury bus collided with a trailer. Almost 20 doctors have been injured out of which three are serious.

Maharashtra Chapter of Association of Radiation Oncologist of India had organised a conference in Aurangabad. About 40 radiation oncology doctors from Mumbai had left in a tourist bus to attend this conference and majority of them were from TMH. Few were from other privately run - Fortis Hospital and other hospitals of Mumbai.

 

The driver died on the spot, and 30 injured doctors have been shifted to a nearby civil hospital. Three of the doctors are critical and being treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) due to head injuries and severe multiple fractures. Others are believed to be in stable condition.

The senior public relations officer, S.H. Jafri from TMH said, “The three medicos are identified as Dr Johny Carlton, a junior resident doctor of radiation-oncology, Dr Anil R Tibrewal, assistance professor from radiation oncology of TMH and Dr Pushkar Ingale from privately-run Fortis Hospital.”

Mr Jafri further said, “The medicos left by bus at around 7.30 pm on August 31 from Mumbai. Near Ahmednagar aro-und 3.30 am everyone felt a sudden shock in the bus when they met with an accident. The driver died on the spot”

 

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