RTC Bus & Lorry Road Accident in Nalgonda: At least 18 people were killed and 15 injured when a bus collided with a lorry at Ramannapeta in Nalgonda district of Telangana on Wednesday, said reports.
RTC Bus & Lorry Road Accident in Nalgonda 18 killed, 15 injured
Bhuvanagiri from Nalgonda at the time of mishap.
The accident occurred around 3.30 pm when the bus was hit by the speeding lorry.
The RTC bus bearing the registration number AP 29 Z 2270 belonged to Narketpally depot. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. There were 45 passengers in the bus.
One side of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) bus was completely mangled. The driver was among those killed in the mishap.
The cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained. According to reports, efforts were on to rescue the passengers still inside the bus.
The injured have reportedly been taken to a hospital in Hyderabad.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao expressed his grief over the incident.
RTC Bus and Lorry Road Accident in Nalgonda