Tanzania bus collision kills at least 41, toll could rise

March 11, 2015 1:07 PM

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DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - At least 41 people were killed and dozens injured when a bus and a truck collided on a busy road in south-west Tanzania on Wednesday, police said, warning that the death toll could rise.

Officers said many died when a container that was being ferried on the truck fell on the bus after impact, crushing the victims on a highway in Iringa, about 460 km (276 miles) south-west of the commercial capital Dar es Salaam.

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