Bus enters tea-shop, claims 1 life, injures many in Chikmagalur

The deceased has been identified as Nanjamma (35). Though she was rushed to the hospital, she breathed her last in the hospital. Enraged over the incident, public staged a protest against KSRTC. Owing to the mishap, passengers Dakshayanamma, Vineetha, Nanjappa, Prema, Shabeer Khan and Manjunath suffered injuries and they have been undergoing treatment in District Government hospital.

According to eye witnesses, though the bus driver applied breaks, he could not stop the bus due to the slippery platform (caused due to rains). Soon after the mishap, bus driver Lakshman fled the spot.

The KSRTC has immediately announced a compensation of Rs 10,000 to the family members of Nanjamma and assured to release more funds.

DH News Service

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