One killed, 40 injured in bus-mini-truck collision

Burdwan (WB): One person was killed and 40 others were injured when a bus collided with a mini-truck at Galsi in Burdwan district on Tuesday.

Police said the bus, on Benachiti-Krishnanagar route, was moving along highway when the mini-truck driver suddenly swerved to the bus lane and the bus rammed into the truck.

While the mini-truck driver succumbed to injuries on the spot, 40 others, all bus passengers, were taken by rescuers to the nearby rural health centre.

Thirty-five of them were shifted to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital and all were in stable condition, police said quoting hospital authorities.