In a horrific road accident caught on video, a speeding bus rammed into a lorry in Sangareddy, Telangana on Saturday, killing the lorry driver on the spot.
There were nine passengers in the bus, who are availing treatment at the district hospital.
Two passengers are reportedly critical and have been rushed to Hyderabad for better treatment.
The mishap took place on the Zaheerabad highway, Algole cross roads.
The bus, which was going to Mumbai, didn’t notice the lorry, which was taking a turn.
As a result, the speeding bus collided into the truck, badly damaging the front portion of the lorry and instantly killing the driver.
The bus later hit an electricity pole and came to a halt.
Shocking accident caught on camera - A TSRTC bus collided with a truck at traffic junction while crossing. truck driver lost his life while 9 passengers of bus suffered injuries. Mishap took place in Zaheerabad under Sangareddy dist of #Telangana. pic.twitter.com/BHXmw311M5— Aashish (@Ashi_IndiaToday) March 10, 2018
Last year in October, six people were killed and 12 were seriously injured after an RTC bus rammed into a stationary lorry in Suryapet, Telangana.
The state-run bus was going to Hyderabad from Vijayawada when it hit the lorry on a road under Munagala police station area around 3 am. There were 36 passengers in the bus when the accident occurred.
In the same month, two persons were killed and 19 injured in an accident involving a lorry and a bus in Warangal district.
The incident took place at Chagallu village of Station Ghanpur village. The bus going from Hanamkonda to Hyderabad collided with an oncoming lorry.
One passenger and the lorry driver died immediately, while 19 persons in the bus including the bus driver, suffered serious injuries and were rushed to a nearby hospital.