Tamil Nadu: School child falls from crowded bus
In the video, immediately after the overcrowded Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) bus was seen on the scene, a boy wearing a school uniform was seen sliding on the road. The video continued to play for a few seconds to show the boy’s attempts to get up after being knocked to the ground.
Meanwhile, in another incident reported on Monday morning, a 14-year-old boy from Madurai died after falling from the running board of a bus he was riding in. The deceased, known as Prabhakaran, was enrolled in class 9 at a public school. in Aarapalayam neighborhood of Madurai district, media India today reported.
When he slipped and fell off the running board of the bus while standing there, he was seriously injured.
The bus was immediately stopped by the driver. In an ambulance, Prabhakaran was taken to a government hospital, where he died from his injuries.
The bus would have been crowded during rush hour, and Prabhakaran was standing on the running board, India today reported.
Karimedu police have opened an investigation and registered a file.