Tiruchirapalli

One dies as van rams bus in Tiruchi

The mangled remains of a van at Panchapur near Tiruchi on Monday. Photo: A. Muralitharan

The mangled remains of a van at Panchapur near Tiruchi on Monday. Photo: A. Muralitharan   | Photo Credit: A_Muralitharan

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The van was going to Tirupati from Madurai when the accident occurred.

A passenger of a van died and 17 others on board were injured after the vehicle rammed a stationary bus on the Madurai – Tiruchi bypass near Panchappur here in the early hours on Monday.

The van was going to Tirupati from Madurai when the accident occurred.

The police said the driver of the Puducherry-bound private bus from Kerala had stopped the vehicle on the roadside to ease himself. The van rammed the stationary bus from behind.

V. Vellaisamy (55) of Madurai district, who was travelling in the van, died on the way to the hospital. The Traffic South Investigation unit has registered a case.

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