Seven killed, 18 injured in Chhattisgarh accidentSeptember 20th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) At least seven people, including two women, were killed and 18 injured, many seriously, when a passenger bus collided head-on with a trailer in Chhattisgarh Saturday, police said.“Seven died on the spot when a speeding trailer hit a passenger bus at Pali in Korba district,” Ratanlal Dangi, district superintendent of police, told IANS by telephone.
Thirty-five people were on board the Korba town-bound private bus, said the police. The accident site is some 170 km north of here. The bus originated from Bilaspur.
The 11 seriously injured were taken to hospitals.