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The incident happened after the private bus hit a crash barrier that prevented it from falling into a gorge at Luna vilage in Bharmour, around 420 km from Shimla.
The accident took place in Bijinapally in Nagarkurnool district, on Sunday morning, when one of the tyres of the bus exploded.
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.
Immediately after the accident, locals, police and Army men rushed to the area to rescue the injured and shift them to hospitals.
Seven states -- Jammu and Kashmir, Chattisgarh, Bihar, Punjab, Jharkhand, Puducherry and Lakshdeep -- told the apex court that they have initiated the process of incorporating such rules.
The bus missed meeting with an accident at first corner of ghat road & later hit TATA Ace mini-truck &, within seconds, plunged into the gorge.
There are no festivities or revelry this time for Ganesh Chavithi in Jagtial district. On Wednesday, bodies of those who died in the Kondagattu bus accident started arriving home.
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.
Family members of 57 people killed in the bus accident were seen running helter-skelter trying to identify their loved ones.
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.
Jahangir said that the bus’ previous driver had left it in the depot on Sunday so that its brakes could be repaired.
Three unrelated men, who had different milestones and aspirations, met on Monday morning for a few fleeting seconds, after which they were all killed in a horrific accident.
Three persons were mowed down and others injured by a speeding state-run RTC bus at Gachibowli crossroads here on Monday morning.