Bus brake fail; driver’s presence of mind saves passengers

A KSRTC bus which was on its way to Mysuru from H D Kote got its brake failed and was stopped by colliding to a tree by the side of the road. As the driver succeeded in stopping the bus with minimal damage, a possible disaster was avoided.

On Wednesday morning, the bus was moving towards Mysuru. As the bus was reaching Koodalli, the bus’ brake stopped working all of a sudden. Without losing his calm, the driver managed to stop the bus by making it to collide against a tree by side. A few passengers in the bus faced minor injuries and were given first aid. Complaint has been registered at the H D Kote police station. -KS


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