14 people killed in horrific road accident, bus and truck collision in Andhra Pradesh

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By: Jeet Ghosh

Last Update: 2021-02-13 09:47:16 IST

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14 people are reported dead in a bus and truck collision near Madarpur village in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district. 4 people injured in the accident have been admitted to the Government General Hospital.

A horrific road accident occurred in Andhra Pradesh in the morning. 14 people have died in a bus and truck collision near Madarpur village of Valdurti mandal in Kurnool district, while many are said to be seriously injured. According to the information, the accident occurred at 3.30 am. The injured have been admitted to the Government General Hospital.

Giving information about the accident, Sub-Inspector Peddaiya Naidu of Valladurti and Ramjananeya Reddy, Sub-Inspector of Krishnagiri told ANI, "The bus was going from Madanapalle village in Chittoor district to Ajmer in Rajasthan. The bus reached Madarpur village at around 3.30 pm. A bus going in the wrong direction hit the truck coming from the other side.

According to police, there were 17 people in the bus. 13 people including the driver died on the spot, while 4 people were injured. The injured have been admitted to the government hospital in Kurnool. At the same time, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy expressed grief over the road accident in Kurnool. The Chief Minister has directed the concerned officials to expedite relief work and medical aid.

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