Private bus collides with container truck in MP

Three persons were killed while more than 10 others were injured when the truck collided

Representative image (Picture courtesy: NH Library)
Representative image (Picture courtesy: NH Library)


Three persons were killed and more than 10 others injured when a private bus collided head-on with a container truck in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district on June 20 morning, police said.

The accident took place on Tendukheda-Jhalon road, an official said.

The passenger bus and the container truck collided head-on near Barkoti village, Damoh's Superintendent of Police Rakesh Kumar Singh said.

Passenger Sangeeta Chowkse (60), bus driver Narayan Thakur (45), and helper Pratap Singh (40) died in the accident, he said.

More than 10 others were injured and undergoing treatment at Tendukheda's community health centre, the official said.

The container truck's driver was seriously injured and referred to a hospital in Jabalpur for further treatment, he added.

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