Four persons were charred to death when an Omni bus hit a lorry in the early hours of Friday near Ulundurpet in Villupuram.
The accident happed at around 1.30am when the bus carrying 23 passengers, two drivers and two cleaners was heading towards Trichy from Chennai
The impact of the collision caused sparks and the bus caught fire. The flames engulfed the vehicle, charring four persons to death on the spot. serveral others were injured.