13 dead in Andhra Pradesh road accident | The Daily Star
01:13 PM, October 17, 2015 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:18 PM, October 17, 2015

13 dead, 10 injured in road accident in Andhra Pradesh

Thirteen people, including three children, were killed on Saturday and ten others injured when a mini-truck carrying a marriage party collided with a bus near Kandukur town in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh.

Police said a mini-truck carrying a marriage party coming from Kandukur collided with the bus coming from the opposite direction.

"All 13 people in the mini truck died on the spot. The bus caught fire after the collision.”

“The driver and his assistant fled from the scene. There were no passengers in the bus. The injured were admitted to hospital in Ongole," inspector of police (Kandukur) Lakshman said.

The mini truck was carrying 40 passengers.

Fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames.

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