Residents, shocked by the fire, ran in different directions and some, who were nearby, fell on the road sustaining minor injuries.
While both Suriya Narayanan (62) and his wife Ezhilarasi (60) of T Nagar fell on the road, the bus run over the woman.
According to the baby's relatives, she suffered a fracture in her left leg and is undergoing treatment at a private hospital.
The deceased was identified as Jahangir and he was working at the house on the fourth main road in River View area.
Denying the allegations, the counsel for New India Assurance Co Ltd submitted that the deceased rode in a rash and negligent manner, which led to the accident.
According to police, Raju (65) a retired staff of a private company in Guindy and his wife Alka (61) were staying along with their son’s family in an apartment building in Porur.
An autorickshaw driver was killed when the auto hit a container lorry in an attempt to overtake on the 100 Feet Road.
Palani Kumar, who struggled to get into the police department as a constable, has served in different parts of the state and made serious efforts to learn English.
The accident occurred on Mullai Nagar-SM road junction, a stretch of cement road that regular commuters say is slippery and filled with gravel, rocks and sand.
Though it was head constable VP Ramesh's birthday on Saturday, he could not take leave due to bandobust duty in connection with Ayodhya verdict.
Twenty-year-old Bharat from Kotturpuram was having tea from a cycle vendor when a speeding car mowed him down.
Two rescue teams each from Anna Salai and Triplicane with hydraulic lifts and ladders cleared the area.
The police said, Subashri (23) a resident of Chennai was travelling at the Pallavaram - Thoraipakkam radial road at Pallikaranai near the Kamatchi hospital.