Mangaluru: September 17, 2015: A private which was plying to Mangaluru from Uppinangady caught fire after a road accident at Bollukal in Bantwal on Thursday September 17.
According to the sources the bus collided with the two-wheeler which got stuck under the bus. As the petrol tank of two-wheeler burst, the bus caught fire.
The bike rider, Chetan Gowda was seriously injured in the accident and was rushed to a hospital in Mangaluru.
The passengers of the bus managed to escape without being hurt.
It is said that Negligent driving by the bus rider was the reason behind the accident.
The fire brigade arrived at the spot and doused the fire. The traffic was halted for several minutes.
The Bantwal police arrived and cleared the traffic