The car was stuck underneath the bus in the impact
A man was killed when a State Transport Corporation bus rammed a car in which he was travelling on Bhavani main road near here on Thursday.
The police said the bus was proceeding to Erode when the accident took place.
The impact sent the car completely under the bus.
The deceased was identified as Thandavan (45), a resident of Amaravathy Nagar in Bhavani.
Traffic on the road came to a standstill following the accident.
Traffic personnel had a tough time in removing the two vehicles as the car got stuck underneath the bus. Recovery vans were pressed into service.
The bus had to be turned over to retrieve the body of the deceased from the car.
Traffic was restored after an hour. The police registered a case.