New Delhi: At least two persons killed and two dozen were injured when a passenger bus coming in which they were travelling was hit by a speeding truck, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place in Rampur district on Uttar Pradesh. The bus was coming from Nepal and was headed to New Delhi.

The accident took place when one of the tyres of the truck burst. The driver lost control over the vehicle and it rammed into the bus. All the passengers on the bus were from Nepal. Due to the impact of the collision, half of the bus was smashed. The condition of five of the injured is stated to be critical.

In an earlier incident, three people were killed and another was injured when a car was hit by a truck in Mohanganj Bazar. Four occupants of the car were injured in the accident in the district. They were rushed to a hospital where three of them died.

In another incident on November 3, a 25-year-old woman was killed near Narsipuram crossing, when her scooter collided with a motorcycle, coming from the opposite direction following which the motorcycle rider fled from the spot, they said.