Mumbai: In an unfortunate incident, nine people were killed after a bus carrying passengers met with an accident in the early hours of Sunday morning in Beed district of Maharashtra.
According to reports, the bus was traveling from Pune to Latur. After receiving information, the police officials rushed to the spot.
In a similar mishap on Saturday, a truck had collided with an auto-rickshaw killing eight people and seriously injuring two passengers in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha.
The collision had taken place at Chandol near here when the victims hailing from Machhagaon were returning after attending ceremonial ‘Snana Purnima’ ritual at Nemala, Inspector in-Charge of Jagatsinghpur police station, Rajnikant Mishra had said.
While seven persons, including a teenager, died on the spot, another succumbed to injuries at the hospital.
The injured were initially taken to the district headquarters hospital here and then shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital at Cuttack as their condition had deteriorated, the IIC had said.
The driver of the truck fled from the spot and efforts were on to trace him.