The accident occurred around 10.00 am on Outer Ring Road in West Delhi's Rajouri Garden area.
"Both the buses were heading towards Nehru Place. A bus running on route No 442 was just ahead of another bus on route No 568, when suddenly it was hit by the second bus."
"In the resulting jolt, a total of 17 passengers sustained bruises," a police officer said.
The injured were discharged after first aid at the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital.
Joginder, 33, the driver of bus No 568 told police that a speeding car suddenly stopped ahead of him, and in order to avoid a collision, he made a sharp right turn and hit the other bus.
A case of rash and negligent driving has been registered, police said.
New Delhi: At least 17 passengers were injured when two Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses collided here on Saturday, police said.
First Published: Saturday, October 01, 2011, 20:50