One person was killed and 24 others injured, three of them seriously in two separate road accidents in Saraikela-Kharswan and East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on Tuesday, police sources said.
A 40-year-old woman was killed and 12 others injured when the tyre of a bus deflated and it overturned near Ulda village on Tata-Ghatsila road.
The bus was on its way to Ranchi from Kolkata. The injured have been rushed to M G M Hospital in Jamshedpur.
In another accident 12 persons were injured, three of them seriously when a truck collided head-on with a bus near Chawlibasa more in Saraikela-Kharswan district, police sources said.
All the injured have been rushed to M G M Hospital in Jamshedpur, sources added.