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The accident occurred when the bus, carrying 50 passengers, was proceeding towards Aurad from Thadakal, Karnataka, police said.
Various departments authorities visited the accident spot and conducted an enquiry about speed breakers, sign boards, bus fitness and human error.
Ever since the fatal bus accident in Kondagattu that killed 61 people, TSRTC has been facing the public ire from across the sections of society.
Highly placed sources have confirmed that the primary reason for the mishap was driver’s inability to apply brakes while negotiating a sharp turn on the ghat road.
The TSRTC has submitted a preliminary report to the government indicating the accident happened when the driver lost control either trying to avoid a collision or negotiating a sharp downhill turn.
Yendrikayala Sumalatha, who was pregnant with twins and was about to deliver on Wednesday, was killed in the accident.
While a suspected brake failure is said to be the cause of the accident, RTC depot manager at Vemulawada has told media that the bus was perfectly fit for travel.