Nashik, Jan 29: With six more people succumbing to their injuries, the death toll in the bus accident here mounted to 26 on Wednesday.
According to Deola PI H D Deshmukh, six more passengers who were battling for life, died today.
The collision had occurred between a Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) bus and an auto rickshaw at Meshi village on Malegaon-Deola road in Deola taluka of the district. After the after collision both the vehicles fell into a dry river bed.
Thirty-two injured have been admitted in Deola, Umrane rural hospital and Malegaon hospital.
Of the deceased, eight belonged to one family from Malegaon and were travelling in the ill-fated auto rickshaw. (UNI)