A first year graduate student was seriously injured after he was thrown off a moving KSRTC bus through the open door on Tuesday morning.
The injured is Vishnu, 19, from Aluva. He is a student at Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara. The incident took place on the national highway near Companypady in Aluva.
Vishnu had boarded the bus from Companypady, and the accident occurred just 200 metres from the bus stop.
The door got unbolted, and Vishnu who was standing on the footboard fell on the road. The others who were on the footboard managed to grip the hand bar and were spared.
He was initially rushed to a hospital in Kochi before being referred to the Kottayam Medical College Hospital.