Four die as bus collides with auto


The bus was ferrying staff of a private company

Four persons died and three others were injured on Thursday, after the autorickshaw they were travelling in was hit by a bus ferrying staff of a private company, near Tiruvallur.

The deceased were Velu, 45, Karthik, 35, Mani, 60, and Shankar, 38.

The autorickshaw was crushed in the incident. “While two people died on the spot, two others succumbed to injuries on the way to the hospital,” said a police officer. It is suspected that the auto was on the wrong side of the road. “The bus driver is absconding,” added the officer.

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Printable version | Dec 16, 2019 12:45:00 AM |

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