A total of 14 persons were killed and 18 were injured when a bus and truck collided on National Highway 11 near Dungargarh in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district on Monday. The injured were rushed to hospital. The bus overturned on impact and its front was heavily damaged, leaving many passengers stranded inside.
The mangled bus caught fire after the collision, making it difficult for rescue workers to evacuate passengers.
Sources said the bus was on its way to Jaipur from Bikaner and the accident took place outside Lakhasar village. The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained.