6 killed, 16 injured as bus rams into lorry at Suryapet in Telangana

Source: PTI | Published on 1st October 2017, 1:40 PM | National News |

Hyderabad: Six people were killed and 12 injured when their bus rammed into a stationary lorry in Telangana's Suryapet district in the early hours on Sunday, police said.

The state-run bus was going to Hyderabad from Vijayawada when it hit the lorry on a road under Munagala police station area around 3 am, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Kodad sub-division) A Ramana Reddy said.

There were 36 passengers in the bus when the accident occurred, he said.

The left portion of the bus was damaged in the accident, the police official said.

The six deceased included a woman and the bus driver, Reddy said.

The injured passengers were rushed to a nearby hospital, he added.

 

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