Bharat Express

Two Electrocuted In TN After Bus Brushes Against Electric Pole; Case Registered

Two persons were electrocuted in the district when a bus brushed against an electric pole, leading to the snapping of a live wire which fell on the vehicle, police said. The victims were identified as 49 year-old Nagaraj, the driver of the government bus, and Balaji (51), a passenger. As many as 30 other passengers escaped unhurt, police added.

The accident took place at Malavancherampadi when the bus, negotiating a turn, brushed against the electric pole, following which the wire snapped and fell on the vehicle, they said.