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Maharashtra: 11 injured as bus catches fire on colliding with truck

The driver of the bus, Gopin, got seriously injured and three other passengers are said to be in a critical condition.

Maharashtra: 11 injured as bus catches fire on colliding with truck

Solapur: Around 11 people were injured after a bus caught fire on colliding with a truck in Maharashtra's Solapur on Friday. 

The Telangana Transport Department's bus, plying from Hyderabad to Maharashtra's Pandharpur in Solapur district, rammed into a truck laden with batteries, which fell on the bus, causing the fire.

A total of 11 passengers were injured in the accident. The driver of the bus, Gopin, got seriously injured and three other passengers are said to be in a critical condition.

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The driver is receiving treatment in Solapur's government hospital.

In a separate incident, five people were killed after a car hit a lorry on the highway in Andhra Pradesh`s Chittoor district on Friday morning.