Two killed, at least 30 injured as two buses collide head-on in TN's Cuddalore district
Initial reports indicated that the front tyre of one of the buses burst leading to the driver losing control of the vehicle and colliding with a bus coming in the opposite direction.
CHENNAI: Two persons were killed and at least 30 injured in a head-on collision involving two private buses in Cuddalore district on Monday, police said.
The front portion of the two vehicles were completely damaged in the accident at Melpattampakkam in Panruti.
Immediately after the mishap, members of the public and police rushed to the spot and helped rush the injured to the hospital.
Police said the exact cause of the accident was being probed.
Initial reports indicated that the front tyre of one of the buses burst leading to the driver losing control of the vehicle as a result of which it collided into a bus coming in the opposite direction, police added.
Senior district revenue and police officials rushed to Melpattampakkam to help the injured.