Bus accident in Tumkur ; 5 died and 15 seriously injured

Five people died while 15 others were seriously injured in a bus accident which took place near Koratagere area in Tumkur of Karnataka on Wednesday after the bus overturned. The mishap occurred at around 8:50 am on October 30 at Jetty Agrahara area. The locals rushed to the accident spot and they immediately called to the police and the ambulance.

There were around 45 people on-board. Soon after the accident, locals took the injured passengers to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. Over 30 injured passengers were taken to the hospital. The bus had overturned thrice due to break fail and the driver lost his control on the vehicle. He also tried to overtake an auto rickshaw.  All the passengers in the bus were returning home after Diwali celebrations. A private bus going from Tumakuru to Koratagere. Traffic affected on the area due to this accident. Traffic police team also reached to the spot to handle the situation. Later, the bus removed from the area with the help of a fire brigade and rescue team. Traffic resumed after three hours.

CyerTech Risk Center Analysis:

The analysts of Cybertech Risk Center generated real-time alerts on this incident and closely monitored the situation providing its clients with timely alerts about the same which helped them take business continuity measures and ensure employee safety in time. We at Cybertech’s Risk center covers Motor Vehicle Accident, Maritime Incident, Public Transportation Disruption, Roadway Closure, Train Accident, Train Derailment under the ‘Transportation’ category that could be the reason of disruption for the client’s business continuity process, working in collaboration with NC4 providing pan India coverage.


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