Mini bus goes out of control, topples onto parked car; none injured
Udupi: A mini bus arriving from Shivamogga toppled near Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College, Udupi on Saturday at about 10.45 am; no injuries were reported in the incident.
It is said that in order to avoid colliding into an oncoming bike, the bus driver suddenly applied the brake; the bus went out of control and toppled on a car parked by the side of the road.
The owner of the car had parked the vehicle and had gone to a nearby driving school. It is said that a major tragedy was averted because the bus fell on the car; there were no occupants in the car. The car was severely damaged in the accident. Meanwhile, the owner of the car Anitha Suvarna rushed to the spot and on seeing her car damaged, fell unconscious. She was rushed to Manipal Hospital.
A crane arrived and lifted the bus. Traffic came to a standstill due to the incident.