APSRTC Bus Tragedy Claims Three Lives in Vijayawada

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Vijayawada bus accident

Vijayawada: On Monday, a tragic incident occurred at the Pandit Nehru Bus Stand in Vijayawada when an APSRTC bus lost its brakes and rammed into platform number 12, resulting in the deaths of three individuals. The deceased include a bus conductor named Veeraiah from the Guntur-2 depot, a woman, and a young boy.

According to RTC officials, the mishap was caused by a brake failure. The injured passengers were promptly transported to nearby hospitals for medical treatment.

APSRTC Managing Director Dwaraka Tirumala Rao addressed the media and stated that a thorough investigation has been initiated to determine the exact cause of the accident and that appropriate measures will be taken against those found responsible.

To provide financial assistance to the families of the deceased, the State government has announced an ex gratia payment of Rs 10 lakhs each. Additionally, the government will cover the medical expenses of the injured passengers.

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