Collision between bus, mini-truck kills 34 in India

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
December 26, 2010 07:41

LUCKNOW , India  — Police said a head-on collision between a bus and a van that was carrying mourners returning from a funeral killed 34 people in northern India.

State police official DYS Chauhan said another 14 people in the two vehicles were injured in the accident Saturday near Badaun, a town in Uttar Pradesh state.

The bus driver was among those killed.

Chauhan said Sunday that the van's driver lost control of the vehicle as it went through a mound of sand. It then crashed into the bus.


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