14 people killed after auto-rickshaw collides with bus in Gujarat

Anand:  All 14 passengers were killed today when their auto-rickshaw collided with a road transport bus near a village in Kheda district, police said.

The accident took place when the rickshaw the victims were travelling in collided with the bus, coming from opposite direction on Nadiad-Mahemdavad highway near Andhaj village, Kheda Deputy Superintendent of Police Makrand Chauhan said.

Ten passengers and the rickshaw driver died on the spot while two were immediately rushed to Ahmedabad Civil Hospital and another was admitted to Nadiad Civil Hospital in a serious condition.

The injured trio later succumbed to their injuries increasing the death toll to 14, Mr Chauhan said.

The victims were mostly from Devki Vansol village of Kheda.

The Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) bus which hit the auto rickshaw was going to Ahmedabad from Pavagadh.
Story First Published: August 16, 2013 17:29 IST

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