Narayana's13-year-old son Sreyas was among the seven persons killed in the bus accident at Pariyaram, 2 km from Panathur in Panathady panchayat.
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The bus was on its way from Bhaderwah to Jammu when its driver lost control due to slippery conditions near Ganpat bridge.
The bus had around 40 passengers at the time of the incident. Police say the death toll is likely to go up as some of the passengers have suffered grievous injuries.
The impact of the collision was so intense that half of the Uttar Pradesh government bus was completely damaged, while the front of the gas tanker got mangled.
Five people, including three women and two children, were injured and shifted to a hospital in a serious condition.
The bus came in contact with the power line and caught fire, Chandwaji police station in-charge Anita Meena said.
As many as 22 passengers had a miraculous escape after the TSRTC bus they were travelling in collided with a cement-laden truck near the Mariyapuram crossroads on Friday early morning.
The mishap occurred when the bus skidded off the road and turned turtle on the roadside farmland at 10.30 pm after the driver lost his grip over the steering while negotiating a curve.
Of the injured, 16 have been referred to Varanasi for treatment, out of which the condition of 10 people is stated to be serious.
A private bus, which was carrying 60 from Palacode to a wedding function at Anchetti, turned turtle at a hairpin bend near Anchetti on Wednesday late night.
The accident took place at Kondaibari ghat around 3.15am when the private bus was going from Malkapur to Surat in Gujarat, he said.
The bus was going from Rawalpindi to Skardu when it was hit by the landslide which was so massive that it pushed the vehicle into a deep ditch.
Sources said the migrants were on way to Tamil Nadu to rejoin work in a spinning mill. The bus was sent by the mill owner to take back the workers.
Police with the help of local residents after two hours of strenuous efforts rescued three person's who were trapped in the bus.