17 killed after bus on Mumbai-Pune expressway falls into ditch

, 8:49 AM IST

Mumbai: In a major accident, 17 people were killed and around 33 were left injured when a luxury bus rammed into two cars and then fell into a ditch on the Pune-Mumbai corridor expressway on Sunday.

The deceased include 13 males and four females.

The driver of a swift desire car was changing a punctured tyre and an Innova stopped to help him.

Tragedy struck when a bus coming from Satara collided with both the cars and then fell into a 20 feet ditch on the left side of the road.

The injured were immediately rushed to the MGM hospital in Panvel. (ANI)