Pune: 6 Dead, Several Injured After Two Buses Collide Near Satara on Pune-Bangalore National Highway
Pune accident (Photo Credits: ANI)

Pune, September 12:  In a tragic road incident in Maharashtra, at least six people died and several others were injured on Pune-Bangalore National Highway on Thursday. According to a tweet by ANI, nearly ten people have  sustained injuries. As soon as the incident was reported, police rushed to the spot to take a stock of the situation. The front portion of the travel bus was completely damaged after it was hit by a truck.

The incident happened at about 6 am in the morning. According to details by Pune division’s State Highway Superintendent, Milind Mohite, the ghastly road accident took place after a collision between two buses near Satara on Pune-Bangalore National Highway on Thursday morning.

Here's the tweet:

In the last week, a similar incident was reported from the Mumbai-Kochi National Highway where three people lost their lives. According to a report by TOI, 10 students including two boys had rented out a self-drive SUV car and had come to Mangaluru on Saturday on project work. The incident took place when they were returning to Manipal from Mangaluru.

In August, at least 15 people lost their lives and 35 were injured after a bus collided with a canter truck near Nimgul village in Dhule region of Maharashtra. Locals rushed to the spot on hearing about the accident and pulled some of the passengers from the bus.