27 People Crushed to Death in India Bus Accident

May 30, 2012

Police say 27 people were crushed to death and several more were injured when they were pinned between two minibuses involved in a multiple vehicle collision in western India.

The local police control room in Raigadh district in Maharashtra state says Sunday’s accident began when a large autorickshaw rammed into a minibus that had a flat tire. The impact pushed the first minibus into another, crushing those standing between them.

Police say most of those killed were traveling from a wedding in the area.

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