Tamil Nadu: 9 killed after bus collides with lorry in Thanjavur

A government bus carrying passengers traveling from Thiruppur to Kumbakonam collided with a lorry near Vallam killing nine on the spot including the driver.The lorry that was on its way from Thanjavur to Trichy had head on collission with the bus near Vallam bridge.The lorry driver and 6 passengers from the bus died before any help could reach them.There were about 60 passengers aboard the bus out of which 25 suffered severe injuries.

The injured were rushed to the nearest hospital.The reason for the accident is not known yet but commuters claim that rash driving has been a major reason for most accidents on the stretch.Salem Collector Anna Durai and Superintendent of Police Mahesh reached the spot and has been supervising the rescue operations.Also Read:Rameshwaram: State transport bus mows down man, locals vandalise buses[1]Woman killed after being hit by an overspeeding biker in Coimbatore, 3 injured[2]

References

  1. ^ Rameshwaram: State transport bus mows down man, locals vandalise buses (indiatoday.intoday.in)
  2. ^ Woman killed after being hit by an overspeeding biker in Coimbatore, 3 injured (indiatoday.intoday.in)

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  1. RT @truckerworld: Tamil Nadu: 9 killed after bus collides with lorry in Thanjavur https://t.co/ARqJxo4UXw #road #freight #cargo

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