Two people today were killed and 31 harmed when a speeding bus fell into a agricultural field in West Midnapore area, police said.
The occurrence occurred at the Radhanagar crossing around 10.30 am, a cop said.
The speeding transport, venturing out from Pirakata to Ghatal, took a sharp turn, slid, toppled and fell into an agricultural field, the officer said.
The police with the help of nearby individuals began protecting individuals caught in the transport.
They saved 31 harmed travelers and recouped two bodies from the ruined transport, the officer said.
The harmed travelers were taken to Ghatal sub divisional hospital.
While 26 travelers were dealt with at the Ghatal sub divisional hospital, five travelers were moved to a hospital in Midnapore town since they got serious wounds, the cop said.