Staff Reporter

Coimbatore: A Pollachi-bound State Transport Corporation-owned bus from Coimbatore rammed into the railway level crossing at Eachanari on Coimbatore – Pollachi Road (NH 209) on Tuesday. Around 10 a.m., when the level crossing was closed for the Shoranur passenger to pass, the bus rammed into the first and second gate and came to a halt on the other side on Pollachi Road. The train was halted. The passengers in the bus were asked to disembark. After ten minutes detention, the train was cleared from the Eachanari level crossing.

The Railway Protection Force personnel inquired bus driver Perumal and conductor Arivazhagan on the the accident.