Maharashtra: 12 Killed in Bus Accident on Samruddhi Expressway in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar – News18

Last Updated: October 15, 2023, 08:59 IST

The bus driver lost control over the wheels, as a result of which the bus hit the container from the rear side. (Representative Image/Special arrangement)

The accident took place at around 12.30 am in Vaijapur area of the expressway in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district, located nearly 350 km from Mumbai

At least 12 people have died in a bus accident in Maharashtra’s Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district, formerly known as Aurangabad. The accident reportedly took place around midnight on Sunday when a mini bus hit a container on Samruddhi Expressway.

There were 35 passengers travelling by the private bus, news agency PTI quoted an official as saying.

The accident took place at around 12.30 am in Vaijapur area of the expressway in the district, located nearly 350 km from Mumbai, the official said.

The official said that the bus driver lost control over the wheels, as a result of which the bus hit the container from rear side.

Twelve passengers were killed, among whom five were men, six women and one was a minor girl.

The official said 23 others received injuries and they were admitted to a government hospital.