May 14, 2007 / 9:48 AM / 12 years ago

Wedding van collides with lorry in India killing 21

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Twenty-one members of a wedding party were killed, including the bridegroom, when the van in which they were travelling collided with a lorry in southern India on Monday, police said.

Another 25 people were injured in the accident north of Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh state.

“The accident occurred when the speeding lorry hit the wedding party vehicle at a blind turning in the early hours,” senior police officer Anil Kumar said.

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