33 hurt as bus collides with truck in Madya Pradesh

The incident took place this morning when the Mandsaur-bound bus from Bhanpura here, rammed into the truck coming from opposite direction.

Published: 16th September 2017 02:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th September 2017 02:59 PM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

MANDSAUR: As many as 33 people, including seven women, were hurt today when their bus collided head on with a truck near Garoth town in the district, police said.

The incident took place this morning when the Mandsaur-bound bus from Bhanpura here, rammed into the truck coming from opposite direction, Garoth police station assistant sub-inspector Chandrapal Singh Tomar said.

The injured included seven women, three minors and 23 men, the officer said, adding that all of them were referred to a hospital for treatment.

Tomar said the truck driver fled the spot after the mishap.

Police have impounded the goods carrier and is further probing into the incident.

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