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India bus driver 'may have fallen asleep at the wheel'

Initial investigations have shown that the bus accident that has killed at least 37 in west India occurred because the bus driver may have lost control after falling asleep.

Nandkumar Thakur, additional superintendent of police, told indian newspaper Hindustan Times:

There were total 51 passengers travelling in the Mumbai-bound luxury bus. There is a possibility that the driver fell asleep. The process to identify the deceased passengers is on.

– Nandkumar Thakur