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Bus falls from bridge in TN, 14 injured


Press Trust of India Coimbatore
As many as 14 passengers, including two children, were injured when the government bus they were travelling in nosedived from a bridge in nearby Tirupur district early Sunday, police said.
The accident occurred when the vehicle was proceeding from Pathanamthitta in Kerala to Bengaluru.
The driver reportedly under the influence of liquor, lost control of the vehicle and hit the parapet wall of the bridge and nosedived around 3 AM, police said.
The injured were admitted to the government hospital here, they added.
Police and Fire and Rescue services personnel pulled all the 26 passengers to safety.
Further investigation is on, police said.

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First Published: Mar 31 2019 | 4:10 PM IST

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