Out of the 11 surviving passengers, four were very critical. They have been admitted to Othur Civil Hospital and a private hospitals in Aale Phata.
“The victims that were brought initially to the hospital were dead. But there were some critical cases. So, we sent them to private hospitals in the vicinity,” said a doctor at the civil hospital in Ottur.
The critically injured patients were taken to a civil hospital in Pune. They have been identified as Kishore Deshmukh (20), Anjana Hande, Khatija Yusuf Dalvai (25) and Qasim Yusuf Dalwai (32).
Those who are being treated at Dr Sonawane Hospital at Aale Phata are Aakash Balu Aaher (20), Mamta Mourya (20), Gayashree Palekar (23) and Maya Jadhav (35). Whereas Lilabai Vasant Aaher (42) and Radha Aaher (35) are being treated at Dr Kokane Hospital, Aale Phata.
“Those admitted have chest fractures and have injured their limbs and head,” said a doctor.
Fire brigade and officials from Tokawade police station reached the spot immediately but as the bus had fallen into a 325-ft deep valley, two cranes were also called for. “Extra forces from Thane’s fire brigade has also been sent for help as it is a very critical accident,” says Mukund Dhas, PRO, MSRTC.