Five killed, 15 injured in bus-car collision in Chandigarh

Five persons were killed and 15 injured when a Delhi-bound luxury bus from Dharamsala collided with a car here Tuesday.

Chandigarh: Five persons were killed and 15 injured when a Delhi-bound luxury bus from Dharamsala collided with a car here Tuesday.

Three persons including a college student, who were travelling in the car, were killed along with a couple from Himachal Pradesh in the accident that took place near a traffic signal in Chandigarh's Sector 45 here, Assistnat Superintendent of Police (South) Urvija Goyal said.

The injured were taken to a government hospital here. The Volvo bus also caught fire after the accident, but it was soon put out, she said.

Police said that the accident could have occurred due to vehicles being at high speed.

A probe was on, Goyal said.

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