20 injured as bus rams stationary lorry in Prakasam

Some 20 passengers travelling in a private bus belonging to Srilaxmi Travels sustained injuries when the vehicle rammed a stationary lorry on the highway near Kanigiri in Prakasam district.

The ill-fated bus carrying 40 passengers was proceeding from Ongole to Kankanapadu when the mishap occurred. According to eye-witnesses, the accident occurred due to the rash driving by the driver, who abandoned the vehicle and fled the spot. (NSS)