At least one passenger was charred to death and 14 others were injured on Monday when the luxury coach in which they were travelling in caught fire after hitting a divider on road in Bihar’s Purnia, officials said.
A police team led Purnia’s superintendent of police (SP) Vishal Sharma, who went to the site soon after the accident, rushed 14 passengers to the district hospital.
The charred body of woman passenger was later identified as Babita Devi of Begusarai.
Sharma released the list of 14 injured which named Shyam Kishor Singh, Nishu Kumari, Rina Devi, Shubham Kumar, Jay Ram Pandit, Anisha Chaudhary, Prashant Pandey, Md Jiyauddin, Shabana Khatun, Sahabuddin, Faizan (8), Prem Kumar Das, Santosh Kamti and Shweta Singh.
The senior police official said one seriously injured passenger Shweta Singh was referred to a hospital in Bhagalpur.