At least 17 people were killed and several others injured after a speeding tourist bus crashed into an SUV in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh Saturday.
The bus, going to Bengaluru from Hyderabad, crashed into the SUV as it tried to avoid collision with a two-wheeler.
Police said, all the people who died in the accident were related and were returning home after attending a wedding. They were from a village in Telangana. Some of the bus passengers received minor injuries.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the deaths in the accident. Describing the road accident as deeply unfortunate, Mr Modi said his thoughts are with the bereaved families. He expressed hope that the injured would recover quickly.