14 people killed after bus collides with tanker in Thane
Cities | Press Trust of India | Updated: May 29, 2013 10:39 IST
Thane: At least 14 people were killed and 36 others injured in a collision between a private bus and a tanker at Medvan Khind on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway in Maharashtra today.
The collision between the private luxury bus and the tanker took place around 7 am, police said.
Resident Deputy Collector Manoj Gohad said rescue operations have already been launched.
"The disaster management machinery has been pressed into service and medical teams have been dispatched to the accident site," he said.
The injured were rushed to various hospitals around Dahanu, Additional Collector Ashok Shingare said. Those critically injured were shifted to hospitals in Mumbai.
Story First Published: May 29, 2013 10:38 IST