08 December Thursday

Vadakancherry Bus Accident : Postmortem Proceedings Begin

Web Desk (Tvm)Updated: Thursday Oct 6, 2022

Palakkad : Authorities have begun proceedings for postmortem of the 7 victims of vehicle accident that occurred early this morning. The deceased are : five students, 1 teacher and 4 bus passengers. Bodies of the victims shall be handed over to their families soon after the autopsies.

The Accident : A tourist bus carrying school children rammed into a KSRTC bus in Vdakkencherry in the early hours of Thursday. The  deceased students belong to Baselios Vidyaniketan School in Kochi’s Mulanthuruthy.

The bus had on board 42 students, five teachers and bus crew.  The dead include 5 students, 3 KSRTC passengers and one teacher. KSRTC bus had 49 passengers at the time. According to initial reports, the tourister crashed into KSRTC bus while attempting to overtake a car.