Chennai: Sixteen people including 6 women and a 12-year-old child were killed in a multiple collisions involving a bus, a lorry and a car here in Melumalai in Krishnagiri.
A Krishnagiri-bound private bus carrying 33 passengers from Berigai was rammed by a groundnut-laden lorry from Karnataka.
According to preliminary information, the lorry had breached the NH median and crashed into the passenger bus and a car. The bus was carrying 10 women and 22 men.
The death toll is expected to increase.