Six killed when minivan rammed to a bus


Tamil Nadu: one pedestrian and five-passenger died in a road accident near Kaveripattinam in the Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu on Monday morning.


According to police officials, the bus was heading towards Bangalore from Selam. It stopped near Kaveripattinam. A passenger got down from the bus and was crossing a road when the minivan hit him and rammed the rear part of the bus. The minivan was heading towards Bangalore from Bhavani of Erode district. The passenger all of a sudden started crossing the road and the minivan driver tried not to collide with him but couldn't take good control over the van.


Police identified the deceased as - Dhevaraj (38), who was crossing the road, was from Kaveripattinam. And the other five minivan passengers were- Prashant (28), Linga(28), Surendra (29), and Shivkumar(28). Identification of The minivan is still unknown. Three other people - Gowtham, Bhavani, and Ashok were severely injured and taken to the nearest Krishnagiri Hospital. Police lodged a case.

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