Bus falls into dry river bed in central India, killing 16

May 5, 2016 7:48 AM

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PATNA, India – Police say a passenger bus fell into a dry river bed after crashing through the railing of a bridge in central India, killing 16 people.

Police say the crash occurred Wednesday night when the bus driver lost control of the vehicle as he tried to avoid hitting a motorbike-rider at a sharp bend on the road in Balrampur district of Chhattisgarh state.

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