Seven killed, 20 injured in Mini Lorry-Bus Collision



Tiruchirapalli : Seven persons were killed and 20 others injured in a head-on collision between a Mini Lorry and an Omni Bus at Valanadu near Thuvarankurichi on the Tiruchirapalli-Madurai National Highway here today. Police said a group of 30 people hailing from Dindigul were proceeding to Kovilpatti for a pilgrimage, when the Omni Bus coming to Tiruchirapalli from Madurai rammed into it. Due to the impact of the collision, the Mini Lorry rolled into the roadside gorge. The death toll is feared to increase, as some of the injured people were admitted to the hospital in a critical condition. Further investigations were on.

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