Tension prevailed on Saturday evening, when a group of students clashed with a MTC bus driver and conductor near Kilpauk.

According to the police, the group, believed to be hostellers of Dr. Ambedkar Law College, was on board bus route no. 22 and got off at Millers Road, when another bus 23C brushed past one of the students. The group followed the bus and assaulted the bus driver and conductor. Some other drivers who were nearby also joined the agitation and police came to quell the unrest. The incident happened around 6.45 p.m. and caused a traffic jam in the area for some time.

The driver, Albert and conductor Senthil Kumar were taken to Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital. Further investigations are on, police said.

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