Thursday, Feb 27 2020 | Time 17:32 Hrs(IST)
  • Police constable suspended for kicking suicide victim’s father
  • Day chill revisits Kashmir; Rain, snow predicted from Friday
  • Inclusive sanitation as part of urban agenda can’t be ignored to achieve 5 trillion dollars economy: Puri
  • Govt shops accused of selling liquor to selected companies without permits
  • Number of COVID-19 cases in Switzerland reaches four
  • Confer Auroville ‘University of Peace’ status: Prof Swaminathan
  • Well settled process followed in Justice Muralidhar's transfer: Law minister
  • Army Commander presents bravery awards to soldiers at Investiture Ceremony
  • Aravali Hills: Selja writes letter to Haryana CM
  • SIAM proposes to set up South Asian Automotive Forum
  • Sixth Coast Guard OPV 'Yard 45006' launched
  • Delhi violence: Board exam postponed for Feb 28, 29
  • Delhi violence: CBSE asks for details of affected students from schools
  • OIC condemns Delhi violence
  • Srinagar to have more flea markets, Mayor seeks registration of street vendors
States » West

Six died, 20 injured as bus hit truck on Pune-Bangalore national highway

Six died, 20 injured as bus hit truck on Pune-Bangalore national highway

Pune, Sep 12 ( UNI) At least six persons were killed and 20 others injured when a private luxury bus rammed into a stationary truck near Satara on Pune-Bengaluru national highway, here on Thursday.

Confirming the accident, Satara Superintendent of Police Tejasvi Satpute said, "Three passengers are seriously injured and have been admitted to the government hospital in Satara. The incident has been registered with Satara Taluka police station."

The other passengers who sustained minor injuries were admitted in the private hospital nearby and were out of danger, he added.

According to Satara police control room, 20 people have been admitted to the civil hospital where some of them were said to be critical.

Satara police said the bus was going towards Karnataka from Pune. The bus belongs to Karnataka. The deceased and injured were yet to be identified.

According to preliminary police inquiry, the truck was parked near a petrol pump as the vehicle's tyre was burst.

Many passengers were fast asleep at the time of the accident.

Police team had reached the spot and rescue operation were being carried out. Traffic on the highway was affected due to the accident.

UNI SP GK 1123

More News

Teen dies, 3 of family hospitalised in Aurangabad fire mishap

27 Feb 2020 | 4:55 PM

Aurangabad,Maharashtra, Feb 27 (UNI) A 14-year-old boy died while three of his family members sustained injuries after a blaze erupted at their ground floor residence, a report said here on Thursday.

see more..

Man gets 7-yr RI for raping minor in Mah

27 Feb 2020 | 4:49 PM

Thane, Feb 27 (UNI) A 31-year-old man was on Thursday given seven-years rigorous imprisonment (RI) for raping a teenage girl in 2014.

see more..

Man dies in road accident

27 Feb 2020 | 4:17 PM

Kolhapur, Feb 27 (UNI) A man was killed when his two wheeler was hit by an unknown vehicle at Bhadgaon Phata in Kagal tehsil of this district on Nidhori-Kagal road on Thursday noon.

see more..

Girl hangs self at her residence in Nashik

27 Feb 2020 | 3:09 PM

Nashik, Feb 27 (UNI) A 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Taharabad village of Satana tehsil here, police said on Thursday.

see more..

Kolhapur brothers develop Akshara-Marathi Spell Check software

27 Feb 2020 | 3:06 PM

Kolhapur, Feb 27 (UNI) In a digital literary push for Marathi language, two brothers here have developed Akshara-Marathi Spell Check software for writing error-free text in the native tongue.

see more..