In Mayiladuthurai, a woman passenger was injured when the tire of a government bus burst and the board broke.
Government city bus number 1-C, operated from Mayiladuthurai Government Transport Corporation office, was going to Mayiladuthurai from Tiruchirampambalam area on Saturday afternoon. As it approached the Mayiladuthurai Government Hospital, the rear tire of the bus exploded with a loud noise.
At that time, the floor board of the bus which was above the tire moved and fell on the feet of Sontha Chandrasekaran’s wife Viji of Udayathimangalam village who was sitting on the seat.
In this, Viji was seriously injured and fainted. Subsequently, he was immediately admitted to Mayiladuthurai Government Hospital for treatment.
Social activists have demanded that buses operated from Mayiladuthurai Government Transport Corporation should be properly maintained as such accidents are happening from time to time.