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12 passengers injured as private bus topples on road in Coimbatore district

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Twelve persons were injured when a private mofussil bus reportedly toppled near the Kallipatti checkpost in rural Coimbatore, during the early hours, on Saturday.

According to the police, the bus was proceeding towards Bengaluru from Udhagamandalam when the accident took place. The driver had suddenly applied the brakes to avoid running over a herd of deer that had crossed the road, and, as the road was damp following a drizzle, the vehicle skid, and toppled, police said.

Most of injured passengers were said to have resumed their journey in other buses after two ambulances arrived, and they were given first aid.

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