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11 killed in bus, auto head-on collision in Karnataka’s Chikkaballapura

At Least 11 People Were Killed And Five Others Injured After A Private Bus Collided With A Passenger Auto In Chikkaballapura District Of Karnataka On Wednesday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Anurag Singh | Updated on: 03 Jul 2019, 03:21:07 PM
Chikkaballapura bus accident (Photo Credit: News Nation)

Chikkaballapura bus accident (Photo Credit: News Nation)

New Delhi:

At least 11 people were killed and five others injured after a private bus collided with a passenger auto in Chikkaballapura district of Karnataka on Wednesday.

The unfortunate accident took place at Murugamalla near Chintamani town under the Kencharlahalli Police Station. According to the police, a private bus was heading to Chintamani from Murugamalla. “The accident happened after a passenger auto coming in opposite direction collided with the bus,” police added.

The police further said that after the accident bus was reduced to a mangled heap of metal. “The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital,” police concluded.

More details awaited.

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First Published : 03 Jul 2019, 03:21:07 PM