Accessibility links

India Bus-Van Collision Kills 34

India Bus-Van Collision Kills 34

Indian police say a bus and van collision has killed 34 people, including the bus driver, and injured more than two dozen other people.

Investigators say the van was returning from a funeral with mourners Saturday when the crash occurred near Badaun, in Uttar Pradesh state.

The World Health Organiation says India has the highest number of road fatalities in the world.

Authorities say more than 110,000 people die each year on India's roads, due mainly to speeding, bad roads and poorly maintained vehicles.