Movement of vehicles restricted after bus catches fire on NH 33: Police
Though the police claimed that no loss of life was reported in the incident as yet, locals claimed one person was killed in the collision between the truck and the car.
The movement of vehicles on National Highway 33, near the Chutupalu valley in Ramgarh district, was restricted after a bus caught fire under the impact of a collision with a speeding truck this evening, police said.
The fire spread rapidly and took three vehicles, including the truck, in its fold, sources said, adding that the bus passengers were rescued immediately, but the traffic on either side of the highway was restricted.
Fire-fighters were called to douse the flames, Sub-Divisional Officer, Ramgarh, Anand Kumar said.
Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Ramgarh, Radha Prem Kishore also confirmed the incident, saying rescue operations were going on.
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