1 killed, 40 hurt as buses collide

One died and as many as 40 people were injured after two private buses collided head on with each other near Ulundhurpet toll gate this morning. Sources said the buses were bound from Chennai to Coimbatore and from Coimbatore to Chennai.

The injured were admitted to the Mundiyambakkam government hospital and were getting treated. Sources said that one person succumbed to the injuries at the hospital.