One dead, 25 injured as KSRTC bus rams into tree in Kerala's Kochi

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The bus driver died on the spot. The front end of the bus has been fully damaged.

 

One person died and 25 others sustained injuries after a Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus rammed into a tree near Chakkaraparambu in Kochi on Monday.

According to the report from the police officials, the super deluxe bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Kozhikode rammed into a tree on the wayside of the 4-lane road. 

The incident happened around 4.30 am. 

 Arun Sukumaran, the bus driver died on the spot. It is assumed that the driver must have dozed off.

The front end of the bus has been fully damaged.

The injured have been admitted to two hospitals here. One of the person is said to be in critical condition.

 

With inputs from Agency

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