Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi (MS)
Udupi, May 12: A private express bus that was arriving to Udupi from Mangaluru overturned at Balayipade in Udyavar while negotiating a traffic barricade placed on the road. As many as 20 passengers suffered injuries.
The driver of the bus lost control of the bus while manoeuvring across the metal barricade placed on the road. As a result, the bus toppled and fell on the divider itself.
Udupi traffic police rushed to the spot and removed the passengers stuck inside the bus with the help of public.
The injured passengers were admitted to private hospitals in Udupi and Manipal.
The bus was badly mangled in the mishap. A huge traffic jam was reported due to the accident on the national highway. Kaup station police sub inspector and traffic sub inspector Khader helped in clearing the traffic.