5 Killed, 18 Injured as Bus Overturns After Collision with Truck in Jabalpur
Five passengers, including an eight-year-old girl, were killed in the mishap. Eighteen others sustained injuries, an official said, adding that they were admitted to a government hospital in Jabalpur.
A policeman wearing a mask stands guard as medical staff prepare isolated casualty ward inside a hospital in Kochi. (Image for representation: Reuters)
Jabalpur: Five passengers were killed and 18 others injured when their bus overturned after colliding with a truck in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district in the wee hours of Sunday, police said.
The accident took place around 12.30 am near Bargi bypass, located about 10 km from Jabalpur city.
The private bus, which was going from Katni to Balaghat, collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction and then overturned, Bargi police station in-charge R D Dwivedi said.
Five passengers, including an eight-year-old girl, were killed in the mishap, he said.
Eighteen others sustained injuries, the official said, adding that they were admitted to a government hospital in Jabalpur.
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