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18 Mar 2018, Edition - 978, Sunday


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Rash driving of private buses claims two lives in Coimbatore

Covai Post Network

Image credit : Illustrative Image

Two people died in accidents as a result of rash driving of private buses in the city.

A private bus ‘GBT’ hit a motorcyclist yesterday evening near Karavinayagar Kovil at Mathampalayam on Mettupalayam Road.

Palanisamy K (67) of Mettupalayam was rushed to private hospital nearby but died soon. He was not wearing a helmet, police said.

A case was registered by PN Palayam police station against bus driver Irulappan L (28) from Kamarajar Nagar for rash driving and causing death due to negligence.

In a similar incident on Trichy Road, a private bus hit a pedestrian in near Sun Applisory shop. P Ramasamy (65) from Ramanathapuram suffered grievous injuries on the head and leg and died instantaneously. Traffic Investigation Wing (East) registered a case against E Padmanabhan (28) from Dindugul for rash driving causing death due to negligence.