April 13, 2018
Coimbatore : A tempo driver was killed and 10 were injured when a government bus and the tempo collided head-on at Thudiyalur on the outskirts today.
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The mishap occurred at Vellakinaru junction, when the bus driver tried to negotiate a two-wheeler rider who took a sudden turn and hit the cement-laden tempo coming from the opposite direction, police said.
Both the bus, coming from Mettupalayam and tempo were damaged. The tempo driver died on way to the Government hospital.Ten bus passengers suffered minor injuries and were admitted to the government hospital.