Hyderabad: Seven people lost their lives, and 15 others were severely injured in a tragic lorry-bus collision near Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. The accident occurred on the Musunuru Toll Plaza as the bus was reportedly on its way from Chennai to Hyderabad.
A speeding lorry collided with a stationary lorry on the national highway followed by a private bus behind the vehicles that crashed into the lorries leading to the major accident.
Passersby and toll plaza officials rushed to rescue the passengers upon hearing the collision. According to media reports, the casualties are likely to increase as several were injured greviously injured.
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The exact cause of the collision is under investigation. The authorities are likely to provide further details as the investigation progresses.