The death toll in a bus-auto-rickshaw collision in the Nashik rose to 26 on Tuesday, in which both vehicles fell, the police officer said.
He said that 32 people are admitted to hospitals.
The accident occurred on Tuesday evening when a high-speed state transport (ST) bus collided with an auto-rickshaw, causing both vehicles to fall into a roadside well at Meshi Ghat near Deola in North Maharashtra district, about 200 from here. Kilometers away.
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the loss of lives in a road accident in the Nashik district of Maharashtra.
“The accident in Maharashtra’s Nashik district is unfortunate. In this hour of sadness, my thoughts are with the bereaved families. May the injured recover at the earliest”, Prime Minister said.