A conductor of a State Transport Corporation bus died of injuries sustained due to his fall from his bus because of the impact of a collision by a lorry from behind on the Tiruchi-Chennai bypass road near Thiruvanaikoil in the early hours on Friday.
Police identified the deceased as K.Thulasi (30) of Tirunelveli district.
The bus was on its way to Chennai from Tirunelveli when the lorry rammed the vehicle from behind.
The conductor who was standing near the front footboard was thrown out from the vehicle in the impact of the collision and sustained multiple injuries.
He was rushed to the Government Hospital in the city where he was declared dead.
The Traffic North Investigation unit has registered a case, police sources said.
Police identified the deceased as K.Thulasi (30) of Tirunelveli district