Chennai: A bizarre accident that took place in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu on Friday, June 3, killed around 17 people and injured 39.

The accident involved a multiple-vehicle collision, which included a passenger bus, truck and a car.

As per sources, police and fire-fighting personnel were rushed to the spot and rescue operations are under way. The injured were taken to a nearby government hospital.

According to an official report, the passenger bus was travelling from Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu to Hosur, Karnataka. The truck driver of the truck which was coming from the opposite direction lost control of his vehicle while trying to drive down a slope and hit the bus. During this collision a car that was behind the bus also got hit.

As per reports, the bus and car were severely damaged during the road collision.