M’luru-B’luru bus engulfed in flames near Hassan
Alert driver saves over 30 passengers
Hassan: A Bengaluru bound private bus with over 30 passengers went up in flames just past midnight on Tuesday at Kanchatahalli village on NH-75 near Hassan.
The passengers of the sleeper coach who started its journey from Mangaluru, fortunately, escaped without injuries, mainly because of the time sense of the driver. However, the bus was charred completely in the accident.
According to the information, it was the driver who noticed the flames first. He halted the bus and immediately informed passengers to come out of the vehicle.
Hassan police visited the spot and stated that fire was due to mechanical error. Alternate bus arrangements were made for the passengers.