According to the report, the accident took place in early morning at 5 am. The bus was heading towards Mumbai when the driver lost control of the vehicle after which the accident occurred. Reportedly, the bus went steep down by some 30 to 40 feet. There were more than 50 passengers on the bus including the bus driver and two helpers.
The deceased passengers have been identified as Sachin Thorat (3), Sneha Janardhan Patil (15), Janardhan Patil (45), Sanjay Shivaji Rakshe (50) and Pramila Ramachandra Mohite (50) .
The reason behind the accident is yet to be ascertained. The officers are investigating the matter, further details are awaited.