45 injured in road mishap

Forty-five persons, including 25 women, were injured when their bus was involved in a collision with two sand-laden lorries near here on Thursday, police said.

Salem: Forty-five persons, including 25
women, were injured when their bus was involved in a collision with two sand-laden lorries near here on Thursday, police said.

The mishap occurred around 3.30 am when the bus, carrying a betrothal party, was returning to Dharmapuri from Virudhachalam.

Police said the driver of the bus was trying to overtake a lorry and hit the sand-laden lorry.

The injured have been hospitalised.

PTI

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