12 Injured in Lorry-Bus Collision – Traffic Affected
Puttur: Traffic on Bengaluru-Mangaluru was affected for over three hours after a container lorry and a KSRTC were involved in a head-on collision at Neerakatte of Bajattur village on Thursday.
The container lorry was arriving from Bengaluru to Mangaluru and the bus exactly on the opposite route. Twelve persons were injured. Among them are the driver of the bus and ten passengers. The driver of the lorry, Suresh from Tiptur, was also injured.
They were admitted to various hospitals. Suresh was founding desperately wailing with leg fractures. He had to be extracted with the help of a mechanical crane.
Having bled excessively, he was shifted to Mangaluru for advance treatment.
A case has been registered in the traffic police station.