Informative, Innovative and Interactive Site of MP & Chhattisgarh
Un Site Informatif, Innovatif et Interactif de MP & Chhattisgarh

“It is not right in God’s sight to obey men rather than God.”

19 killed as bus collides with truck head on in Madhya Pradesh

Khandwa: At least 19 people including four women were killed and about 15 others injured on Wednesday when the private bus they were travelling in collided with a truck near Choti Chhaegaon Makhan, about seven kilometres from here.

“The bus collided head-on with the truck on Khandwa-Indore road,” City Superintendent of Police Abhishek Diwan told PTI. The injured were rushed to the district hospital.

The bus was on its way to Khandwa from Indore while the truck was heading towards Indore. Both the vehicles were moving at high speed at the time of accident, police said. The deceased were yet to be identified.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced an ex-gratia aid of Rs 1.5 lakh to the next of kin of the deceased persons and Rs 50,000 to those injured.