State-run bus overturns in Karnataka, woman killed
A-53-year-old woman killed and 40 people were injured, four of them seriously, when a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus overturned at Bengalawadi tank near this Karnataka town early today.
Police said the victim has been identified as Savithramma from Mysore city. The incident occurred when the bus was proceeding to Bangalore city from Trichur in Kerala. A major mishap was averted as the bus did not fall into a tank just a few meters away from the accident spot. The women was killed on the spot.
The seriously injured were admitted to a private hospital in Mysore while others were treated at Chamaranagara government hospital.
Chamarjanagara Rural Police registered a case.
(Posted on 02-05-2014)