Connect with us

11 die, 7 injured as mini-bus collides with truck in India

MUMBAI, Jan. 15 : Eleven people died and another seven were injured in India’s southwestern state of Karnataka after a mini-bus collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction on Friday morning. Apart from the male driver, the other 10 dead passengers in the accident that happened at Hubballi-Dharwad bypass road, 430 km from Bengaluru were all women.

The injured have been admitted to the hospital and five of them are in a critical situation, the local police said. The passengers were heading to a family function in the neighboring state of Goa. The 32-km by-pass road of Hubballi-Dharwad, where the accident took place, witnessed a traffic snarl after the accident, which was cleared by the police after the vehicles involved in the mishap were removed.

The by-pass is a single lane highway that connects Mumbai with the southern metro city of Chennai, 347 km from Bengaluru.(Xinhua)

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2017 ostake.