2021 Sidhi bus accident

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2021 Sidhi bus accident
Date16 February 2021
8.30 AM IST
LocationPatna village, Sidhi district, Madhya Pradesh
OperatorPrivate bus
Incident typelanded into the canal
BusRegistration number MP

On 16 February 2021, A bus carrying about 62 people, driving from Sidhi to Satna, crashed into a canal, located near the city of Satna. It fell into the canal after the driver lost control over it. [1] At least 51 [2] people died in the accident, either from the initial crash, or from drowning [3] and seven were rescued after the bus fell near Patna village in Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh, India.

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  1. "MP bus accident: Death toll mounts to 51; rescue operation underway". businesstoday.in. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
  2. "Madhya Pradesh accident: Dozens dead as bus plunges into canal in India". BBC News. 16 February 2021. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  3. "MP: 51 dead after bus falls into canal near Satna; seven rescued". The Indian Express. Retrieved 16 February 2021.