August 26, 2019
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.