A private bus rammed into a container lorry, killing seven people and injuring 30 others at Chinnar near Krishnagiri on Sunday.
The accident took place at 2:30pm when the container lorry was taking a U-turn, a private bus was coming in the same lane and it rammed into the lorry.
Around 60 passengers were travelling in the bus. More than 10 ambulances rushed to the spot and the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital.
A police complaint has been filed against the lorry driver. He is absconding since the accident.