At least 17 died and 11 sustained serious injuries when a speedy trailer hit a bus carrying a wedding procession on National Highway on the way to the city of Hyderabad.
According to initial details, a bus carrying members of a family on their way to attend a wedding, was parked on a road-side in Hala after a fault in the vehicle led to a stop. While awaiting help, a speeding trailer came from the back and collided with the bus.
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The crash was so strong, it resulted in 15 immediate deaths. Police and rescue teams reached the spot and shifted the casualties and the injured to a nearby hospital.
The deceased toll include five members of the same family.