Car rams RTC bus, one killed in Nagarkurnool

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Nagarkurnool: One person killed after a TSRTC bus and a car collided head-on on Srisailam highway in the early hours of Saturday.

While the car was totalled, its driver died on the spot. The mishap occurred near Veltoor gate in Uppununthala mandal around 6 am when the bus (AP29Z522), belonging to Achampet depot and heading to Hyderabad, was rammed by a Swift Desire (TS09B5460).

The impact of the collision was such that the car turned 180 degrees after the mishap. None of the passengers on the bus was injured, as the bus was going at a low speed.

According to the passengers, the car was speeding. They were of the impression that the driver of the car had probably fallen asleep. The Uppununthala police rushed to the spot and shifted the driver’s body to Achampet Government Hospital. Traffic had come to a halt due to the accident for some time.