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One dead, ten injured in bus-lorry collision at Dindigul, TN

Chennai, Sept 16 (BPNS)

One person was killed and ten persons were grievously injured in an accident involving a bus and a lorry on Friday early morning. The accident occurred at Veerasikampatti near Dindigul.

In the accident, the lorry driver, S. Madasamy died on the spot. Dindigul police said that the bus was traveling towards Cumbum from Chennai and the front portion of the bus and the lorry were ripped apart.

The body of Madasamy was retrieved by the Fire and Rescue Personnel who rushed to the spot. The injured were shifted to the Dindigul Government Medical College Hospital.

Bus driver, Mani was also grievously injured in the accident and he was also shifted to Dindigul Government Medical College Hospital.

The road accident led to heavy traffic snarls in the area and vehicle movement was totally affected.