A terrible accident took place near Tirupur which took the lives of 19 people who travelled to Bengaluru from Kerala.
The Volvo bus belonging to Kerala (KSRTC) was on its way to Bengaluru from Ernakulam when it met a serious disaster. A truck carrying loads of tiles lost its control while taking a turn in the highway near Avinashi town in Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu.
In this terrible misfortune, nearly 19 people who travelled in bus (14 men and 5 women) died on the spot. 23 others who travelled in the bus where injured severely. The truck driver who escaped was arrested by the police.
The CM of Kerala, Pinaryi Vijayan has requested Palakkad District Collector to extend its assistance in tackling the emergency. PM Modi has expressed his grief over the accident.