Three killed in road mishap in Maharashtra

Three persons were killed and five others were seriously injured when a Maharashtra transport bus collided with an ambulance near here, police said Wednesday.

Last Updated: Jul 06, 2011, 10:20 AM IST

Ahmednagar: Three persons were killed and five others were seriously injured when a Maharashtra transport bus collided with an ambulance near here, police said Wednesday.

The incident took place when the state transport bus
headed for Shirdi collided head-on with the ambulance last night at Derde village on Nashik-Kopargaon road, about 80 km from here, sub-divisional police officer Shrikant Jawale told
reporters.
The deceased were identified as ambulance driver
Ganesh Raghunath Tupake (34), Rajendra Parhe (36) and Popat Parhe (40), he said, adding the driver of the bus fled the spot after the mishap.
The injured were admitted in Saibaba Hospital at
Shirdi.

PTI