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Friday, 22 January 2021 10.01 AM IST

Driver dies, many injured after KSRTC bus rams into tree in Kochi

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KOCHI: One person died and 25 others sustained injuries after a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus rammed into a tree near Chakkaraparambu here in Kochi on Monday, said Kochi Police. The injured has been admitted to a private hospital. The condition of two is stated to be serious.

The incident occurred around 4:30 am today.

The super deluxe bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Kozhikode rammed into a tree on the wayside of the 4-lane road. Arun Sukumaran, the bus driver died on the spot. The front end of the bus has been fully damaged, police said. Initial reports said the driver may have fallen asleep which resulted in the accident.

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