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20 people killed in a ghastly road accident near Coaimbatore ,


Bengaluru, Feb 20 (HS): Twenty people died on the spot this morning near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. The accident took place when the Coimbatore bound bus from Bengaluru hit head-on with another bus from the opposite side.
The other bus is said to have been coming toward Bengaluru from Ernakulam in Kerala. One bus is said to have crossed over the median before ramming into the bus plying on the opposite direction resulting in the heavy casualties.

According to reports reaching here the condition of some injured passengers is said to be critical while many of them have been discharged after first aid from the nearby hospitals.

Hindusthan Samachar/Manohar Yadavatti