Chennai News | reported by j sam daniel, edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Sunday April 9, 2017
A stretch of road in Chennai's Anna Salai caved in on Sunday, trapping a city bus and a car. Passengers however managed to escape and there were no injuries, authorities said. Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D Jayakumar blamed the construction of an underground metro line for the incident.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 24, 2016
Seven passengers, including a woman, were today killed and 32 others injured when a container-truck rammed into the bus they were travelling in on the Hosur Highway, police said.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday February 6, 2016
At least ten passengers including five women died and 30 others were injured after a government bus they were travelling in collided with a truck carrying cement bags in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district today.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday January 8, 2016
At least 10 passengers including 2 women and 2 children have been killed in a bus accident in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelvelli district.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 23, 2015
At least 36 persons were injured when two private buses collided near Udumalpet in Tirupur district.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Six passengers traveling in a private bus and a pedestrian were killed after the bus overturned near Avinashi, in Tamil Nadu's Tiripur district on Tuesday.
Tamil Nadu News | NDTV.com | Thursday July 16, 2015
The driver of a schoolbus was speeding this morning when he skidded over a sand bed, and the bus flipped over. 65 children were on board; three had minor injuries, said officials
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Four persons were killed and 15 injured when a van and bus collided about 50 km from Salem today.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday March 31, 2015
Three people, including a class four student, died after a school van carrying 10 children plunged into a canal at Vengode in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district today.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Six persons, including an eight-month-old baby, were killed and three injured when their van collided with a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus at Ramnagar in nearby Tirupur district in wee hours today.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 29, 2014
Three teenaged boys were killed and as many injured when a bus hit their two-wheelers near Kumbakonam yesterday, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday March 3, 2014
35 persons were today injured, five of them seriously, when a State Express Transport Corporation bus collided with a truck at Siruganur near Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu today.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 16, 2013
A conductor was killed and seven passengers were injured when the government bus they were travelling in rammed into a stationary lorry at Olapalayam in Tirupur district near Coimbatore today.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 27, 2013
Three persons, including the driver, were today killed and another was injured when the bus in which they were travelling rammed into a commercial complex at Kanmarapalayam on Tirupur-Oothukuli Road in Tirupur district.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 11, 2013
45 people, including 25 women, were injured when their bus was involved in a collision with two sand-laden lorries near Salem in Tamil Nadu today, police said.
South | Sam Daniel with PTI inputs | Wednesday June 19, 2013
Seven school children were killed in a road accident in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district as the private open mini-van they were travelling in collided head on with a bus. Four other children were injured and are in hospital; two of them are said to be in critical condition.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 12, 2013
Four persons were killed and 10 persons were injured when a state-owned transport corporation bus and a tanker lorry collided near Perambalur in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday evening, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 14, 2013
Two persons were killed when a potato laden lorry hit them while they were standing on the roadside and talking on their cellphones in Slaem's Omalur, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday February 11, 2013
Twenty nine passengers, including 17 women, were injured when a speeding private bus capsized while negotiating a curve in the district on Monday, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 5, 2013
Two engineering college students travelling on the footboard of a bus were crushed to death while another was injured on Tuesday when a sand-laden lorry hit their bus near Salem, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 27, 2012
Five persons died on Thursday when the car in which they were travelling collided with a bus near Vellore, police said on Thursday.
Chennai News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday December 10, 2012
Four students standing on the footboard of a bus died in a freak accident at Perungudi, outside Chennai this morning. According to police the accident occurred when the city bus drove past a truck that was reversing on the other lane.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 4, 2012
The toll in Monday's accident when a mini bus plunged into a 200 foot gorge near Kothagiri, 50 kilometres from Udhagamandalam, has risen to seven with two more persons succumbing to injuries in hospital on Tuesday, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 25, 2012
Seven persons, including a woman and a child, were killed and 35 others injured when a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus fell into a 70 ft deep gorge near Valparai, about 100 kms from Coimbatore, police said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 11, 2012
At least 40 students of a Government Polytechnic institute were injured, when the bus in which they were travelling turned turtle, police said. The injured have been admitted to the Government hospital here, police said.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 27, 2012
Tamil Nadu police have arrested a motor vehicle inspector for issuing fitness certificate for a defective school bus that resulted in the death of a six-year-old girl here a day ago.
South | Reported by Sam Daniel; edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday July 26, 2012
Six-year-old Shruti was returning home in the bus. She wasn't standing on the footboard or peering out of the window. The bus was so badly maintained that the floor which already had some patch work caved in. Shruti fell down and was run over.
Chennai News | Sam Daniel | Thursday July 26, 2012
In a bizarre incident, a young girl died in Chennai on Wednesday after she fell from a hole on the floor of her school bus, in Mudichur area near Tambaram.
South | NDTV | Wednesday June 27, 2012
We were driving underneath Chennai's Gemini Flyover after an interview when Divya, an intern accompanying me, received a call from her sister who happened to be at the Apollo Hospitals. Her message: "a bus fell off the flyover and all ambulances are rushing".
Chennai News | Written by Sanjay Pinto; edited by Mala Das | Wednesday June 27, 2012
NDTV was among the first few television crews to reach the Gemini flyover - the site of the accident, as we jumped out of our cars due to the maze of traffic and sprinted to the spot. My first impression on seeing the tell-tale signs - the Metropolitan Transport Corporation Bus lying on its side, after smashing through the wall of the flyover and h...
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