Hyderabad: In a freak road mishap, at least 13 persons were injured after a TSRTC bus was hit by a speeding truck on Nehru Outer Ring Road near Raviryal village in Adibatla on Sunday morning.
All the injured passengers including the driver and the conductor of the bus were shifted to hospital, said the Adibatla police. The trucker fled the scene leaving the vehicle at the spot, the police said.
The incident took place around 8am in the morning when the truck loaded with construction material rammed into the bus, while merging into the ORR traffic from the service road. It was clear that the trucker was in the wrong as the bus, linked to Midhani depot, travelling towards Raviryal village from Kongara Kalan, was crossing the road towards the village, said the police who registered a case regarding the negligent driving against the driver of the truck. A manhunt has been launched to nab the accused, they added.