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Coimbatore

Biker among 11 hurt as bus falls into pit at Annur

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Coimbatore : At least 10 passengers were injured and a motorcyclist sustained serious injuries, when a government bus fell sidewards in a pit near Annur, some 35 km from here today.

The driver of the city-bound from Sathyamangalam in Erode district lost control of his vehicle while attempting to avoid a motorcyclist, who tried to cross the road, and fell in 5-ft roadside pit. Ten passengers were being treated in Annur hospitals, they said.

The motorcyclist, Karuppasamy, who had head injuries, was admitted to a private hospital here.

Traffic on the route was disrupted for a while.

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