23 killed in India as bus collides with truck

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
June 26, 2010 16:35




PATNA, India — Police say an overcrowded bus has collided head-on into a truck along a sharp curve on a highway in eastern India, killing 23 people and injuring 15 others.

The bus driver apparently lost control of the vehicle in the accident Saturday near Dhannarua, a village in Bihar state, police officer Amit Jain explained.

Some passengers were riding on the roof of the packed bus, Jain said.


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