Nagpur, May 19 : Four migrant workers were killed and 28 others sustained injuries after a bus they were travelling in crashed into a stationary truck in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal in the early hours of Tuesday, police said. According to police, the accident took place at around 3.30 am near Aarni village in Yavatmal district when the bus was travelling from Solapur to Jharkhand.
Police further said the bus driver lost his control over the wheels and hit the truck killing four including the bus driver on the spot and injuring 28 people. All injured were rushed to government hospital where condition of six workers is stated to be critical . This is the latest in the series of accidents involving migrant labourers in the country as they are making their way home amid the lockdown clamped to reduce the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. A case of accidental death has been registered, police said adding that further probe was on. (UNI)