Ten people were killed and 12 injured when the mini-bus they were travelling in rammed into a stationary truck at Sogras Phata on Mumbai-Agra national highway near here early today, police said. The mishap occurred around 5.30 am near Chandwad, which is about 75 km from Nashik, police said.
“Ten people were killed and 12 others injured when the mini-bus carrying them rammed into a stationary truck,” an official of Chandwad Police Station said. A tyre of the sand-laden truck had got punctured and it was parked by the road when the accident occurred, the official said, adding that the injured were admitted to a sub-district hospital, he added. The occupants of the mini-bus were returning to Kalyan in Thane district of Maharashtra from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh after a pilgrimage, police said.
Further details are awaited.