Mangaluru, Aug 05, 2019 : Eight persons including a child sustained injuries when a speeding private city bus went out of control of its driver and climbed a divider on August 4, Sunday afternoon at Lalbagh near the Pabbas ice cream parlour. The bus later came to an abrupt halt after crashing against an electric pole.
The city bus was operating on the Tannirbavi-Kulur-Urvastore-PVS route. The electric pole was broken due to the impact of the collision. The front portion of the bus was also badly mangled. The divider too has been damaged.
The overtaking spree of the driver is said to be the cause of the mishap. The driver has fled the scene of the accident. Traffic Police have registered a case.