MeraNews Network, Shamlaji: 20 passengers were injured after bus carrying devotes from Ahmedabad to Shamlaji in Aravalli met with an accident on early Saturday morning.  7 grievously injured passengers were rushed to hospitals in Himmatnagar and Ahmedabad. According to reports, the injured passengers include family members of the joint secretary to Gujarat chief minister.

4 buses carrying 175 passengers, all residents of Mithakhali in Ahmedabad, had set out for Shamlaji Temple in Aravalli district to participate in an annual religious function. The bus had reached near Shamlaji overbridge, with most passengers catching up on some sleep, when the driver of their bus lost control and hit a divider.

Jolted out of their sleep, before the passengers could realise what happened, their truck turned turtle. The passengers from other buses and locals rushed to the spot to pull out the injured from the mangled vehicle.

The trip didn’t continue and the other three buses returned back to Ahmedabad. So far no police complaint has been registered with the local police station.