Several injured as KSRTC bus collides with tourist bus in Karukachal

The passengers, who were stuck inside, were taken out after cutting the side portion of the buses.

Kottayam: Several people were injured when a KSRTC bus collided with a tourist bus at Thummachery near Karukachal on Saturday.

The accident happened around 4.45 pm.

The KSRTC bus going to Kozhencherry from Kottayam collided with the tourist bus coming from the opposite side. The front portion of both the buses were shattered under the impact of the collision.

The passengers, who were stuck inside, were taken out after cutting the side portion of the buses.

 

Two units of fire force and police carried out the rescue operation.

Traffic was disrupted on the Puthuppally-Karukachal route following the accident.