Seven killed, 18 injured in Chhattisgarh accident

September 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.

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