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Home / India News / Death toll in Nashik bus accident goes up to 26: Police

Death toll in Nashik bus accident goes up to 26: Police

The accident occurred on Tuesday evening when a speeding state transport (ST) bus collided with an auto-rickshaw.

india Updated: Jan 29, 2020 11:11 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Mumbai
Rescue workers at the site of the accident where a bus collided with a rickshaw and fell into a well in Nashik on January 28.
Rescue workers at the site of the accident where a bus collided with a rickshaw and fell into a well in Nashik on January 28.(PTI)

The death toll in Tuesday’s bus-auto rickshaw collision in Maharashtra’s Nashik district mounted to 26 on Wednesday with recovery of more bodies from the well in which both the vehicles had fallen, a police official said.

He said 32 people remained admitted in hospitals.

The accident occurred on Tuesday evening when a speeding state transport (ST) bus collided with an auto-rickshaw, causing both the vehicles to fall into a roadside well at Meshi Ghat near Deola in the north Maharashtra district, around 200 kms from here.