At least 14 people were killed in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district when a speeding private bus collided with the jeep they were travelling, police said.
Another six passengers in the jeep suffered injuries and were hospitalised, they said.
Describing the road accident as "deeply unfortunate", the prime minister said his thoughts are with the bereaved families.
"I hope the injured recover quickly," the prime minister's office tweeted quoting Modi.
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