Chhattisgarh : Bus rams into stationary truck in Korba, seven dies, several injuries


In the Korba region of Chhattisgarh on Monday, a bus rammed into a stationary truck, resulting in seven fatalities and three injuries, according to the police.

Santosh Singh, the superintendent of police in Korba, stated in a statement that the incident happened near Madai Ghat, which is a police station in Bango, at around 4 a.m.

The bus was carrying the passengers from Korba to Raipur.

According to the police, the bus driver crashed into the truck as he tried to avoid hitting a car travelling in the opposite direction. According to the SP, the driver was arrested following the incident.

Three passengers on the bus were injured, while seven others died instantly.

Bhupesh Baghel, the chief minister of Chhattisgarh, expressed his sorrow over the occurrence and gave officials orders to tend to the injured.