Maharashtra: One dead after vehicle hits MSRTC bus in Buldhana

A woman passenger was killed on Saturday after an MSRTC bus was hit by a private bus in Buldhana district in Maharashtra, a police official said, reported news agency PTI.

The accident took place at Nandri on Chikhli-Mehkar road when the MSRTC bus was on its way to Latur, he said.

“The private bus rear-ended the MSRTC bus. A woman passenger of the MSRTC bus died and a few others received injuries,” the official said, reported PTI.

In another incident, as many as nine persons received minor injuries after a Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) bus overturned at Ajanta ghat in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar in Maharashtra on Friday afternoon, reported the PTI.

The news agency reported, the MSRTC bus was on its way from Maharashtra`s Pune to Raver when it overturned at around 1 pm, the Ajanta police station official said.

“The bus was ferrying 66 passengers, nine of whom suffered minor injuries. The incident took place as the driver lost control of the vehicle. Those injured are from Jamner, Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar and were provided medical treatment,” he added, according to the PTI.

Six including two infants killed, three injured as two cars collide in Akola

Meanwhile, in an another incident, six persons, including two infants, were reportedly killed and three seriously injured in a collision between two cars in Maharashtra`s Akola district on Friday, the police said, reported the PTI.

According to the PTI, the victims also include relatives of Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Kiran Sarnaik, who represents the Amravati Teacher constituency in Maharashtra, the officials said.

The accident took place on a flyover on the Akola-Washim highway near Patur Ghat in the afternoon, an official said, as per the PTI.

Raghuveer Sarnaik (28), who was the MLC`s nephew, his sister and three of their relatives were going towards Akola in an SUV, while four persons were travelling in another car in the opposite direction when the accident took place, the official said, the news agency reported on Friday.

Of the five relatives of the MLC, three were killed and two injured, an official said.

The accident also claimed the lives of three occupants of the other car and left one injured, the official said.

A 9-month-old child, identified as Asmira Ajinkya Amle, and a one-year-old baby were among those killed in the accident, the official said, as per the PTI.

The three injured persons have been admitted to the Government Medical College in Akola, while the bodies of the deceased have been sent to Akol Rural Hospital for autopsy, he added, as per the PTI.

(With inputs from PTI)

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