Thirteen people were killed and more than 30 injured in a collision between a bus and a cement-laden lorry near Madurai on Saturday, police said.
The state transport bus was bound for Kumily in Kerala from Rajapalayam and the mishap occurred at T Kallupatti, 40 kms from Madurai, Saturday afternoon, they said.
According to TNIE, the bus was boarded with more than 40 passengers. It was reported that both lorry and TNSTC driver died on the spot. The injured were taken to Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai.