Mumbai-Pune Expressway accident: 17 dead, 40 injured as bus crashes into two cars

At least seventeen people were killed and thirty-five injured after a luxury bus travelling from Satara to Mumbai crashed into a Swift and an Innova car in Navi Mumbai, towards the Mumbai-end of the Express way in India, Indian Express reports.

The incident happened this morning near Shedung, Raigad. According to preliminary information, the passengers in the Swift car had stopped by the side of the road in the first lane to fix a punctured tyre. An Innova vehicle passing by stopped to help the family since it also had a toddle.

The parking light of the Swift car was not working when a luxury bus coming from Satara dashed the Innova and the Swift car, and fell 20 feet down into a ditch on the left side of the road.