At least 13 people died in a collision between a bus and a camper vehicle on Jaisalmer - Jodhpur Road near Dhadhaniya village in Jodhpur, on Friday. Meanwhile, eight injured have been referred to a hospital in Jodhpur. Police is present at the spot, investigation is underway.
The in-charge officer of Balesar police station, Devendra, said that the accident took place when a minibus lost control after one of its tyres burst, and hence collided with a Mahindra Bolero car. He said that the injured have been shifted to a hospital.
Meanwhile, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said, "Extremely pained by the loss of lives in a terrible road accident in Balesar, Jodhpur on National Highway 125. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. May God give them strength to bear this terrible loss. Hope and pray those injured recover soon."
More details awaited.