Two KSRTC buses collide; 31 injured


Team Udayavani, Aug 17, 2018, 11:34 AM IST

Gundlupete: Two KSRTC buses had a head-on collision at Kaggala village near here on Thursday.

Around 31 persons were badly injured in the incident.

It has been reported that, the bus travelling from Chamarajanagar had halted at the bus stop to alight passengers at Kaggala. Another bus moving towards Chamarajanagar rammed into the stationary bus. Eyewitnesses said that the bus driver, who was on the phone, lost control while trying to avoid hitting an elderly lady who was crossing the road.

Including drivers of the buses Shivaraju and Ravikumar, 31 people sustained injuries in the accident.

The ones who were seriously injured have been shifted to the K R Hospital in Mysuru for advanced medical care where in the ones who are moderately injured have been admitted to the government hospital at Gundlupete.

Additional SP Geeta Prasanna, Circle Inspector H N Balakrishna, and Manager of the KSRTC depot M G Jayakumar visited the victims at the hospital.

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