2 die in bus-lorry collision in Malappuram

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016,10:54 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Malappuram | Two people died in a pre-dawn bus-lorry collision in Pandikkad junction in Malappuram Wednesday.

Raheez from Kannoor, and Ilyas, hailing from Melaattoor in Malappuram, died on the spot. The deceased are the driver and cleaner of the lorry, which was carrying chicken from Mannarkkad to Kannur.

The lorry crashed into a KSRTC Super Deluxe bus that was heading to Bengaluru from Pala.

15 passengers were injured, and have been admitted to private hospitals in Perinthalmanna. Two of them are critical.