10 killed, 47 hurt as bus rams into truck near Ruthiyai in MP

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 22 May 2018 09:00:40



TEN people, including an infant, were killed and 47 others injured when their bus rammed into a stationary truck in the district in the early hours on Monday, a police official said.The private bus was on its way to Ahmedabad in Gujarat from Banda in Uttar Pradesh when it hit the truck’s rear side on a road near Ruthiyai town around 4.30 am, Guna Police Station in-charge Vivek Asthana told PTI.

The truck was stranded on the road due to some technical problem, the police said. Seven persons, including the bus driver, died on the spot while three others succumbed to injuries in the district hospital, Asthana said.

The deceased included nine men and a one-and-a-half- year old girl. The injured were admitted in the district hospital where the condition of three of them was reported to be serious, he said.