Hyderabad: The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) is seeing an increase in the number of RTC accidents of buses driven by temporary hired bus drivers. On Monday, a temporary hired RTC bus driver lost control of the bus at Habsiguda in Hyderabad. On Sunday night an RTC bus went off the road and crashed into a tree at Khammam district.
Meanwhile, another RTC accident done and the employee suffered a cardiac arrest in Warangal district, and his condition is critical.
On Monday morning, an RTC bus belonging to the Jangoan depot was on its way to the Jubilee Bus station in Secunderabad. There were ten passengers on board. When the bus crossed Habsiguda, the bus driver lost control, as the brakes of the vehicle suddenly failed. The bus ran over three cars parked at the side of the road. Though the cars and the bus are damaged, the passengers escaped unhurt.
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In the other incident, a super luxury bus belonging to the Bhadrachalam depot in Kothagudem district was on its way to Hyderabad. When the bus reached Chegomma village in Khammam district, the driver lost control, and the vehicle went off the road. It crashed into a tree on the roadside and came to a halt. There were 30 passengers on board the bus and 13 were injured in the incident.