Envoyé : mercredi 8 mai 2019 07:12
À : Corentin Decaen <;
Objet : RSOE EDIS – Event Report – Vehicle Accident : [Nilgiris Region] State of Tamil Nadu, India, Asia
Importance : Haute


RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service, Budapest, Hungary
Event report

May 8th 2019 05:08 AM – Vehicle Accident – VI-20190508-67798-IND

Base information

EDIS Code: VI-20190508-67798-IND
Event date: May 8th 2019 05:08 AM
Category: Vehicle Accident
Continent: Asia
Country: India
State: State of Tamil Nadu
Location: [Nilgiris Region]
11.3743885,76.7619796 (WGS84 decimal)

CAP Information

Category: Transport - Public and private transportation
Urgency: Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Severity: Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Scope: Public - For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Certainty: Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing

Event details

More than 26 people suffered injuries after two buses collided near Thorapalli in Gudalur on Tuesday. Police said the vehicles involved in the accident were a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus headed to Mysore from Udhagamandalam, and a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus bound for Gudalur from Bokkapuram in the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR). The collision is said to have occurred at a narrow section of the road near Thorapalli. The drivers of both vehicles, A. Jaleel (43) of Masinagudi and A. Bannari (56) from Bandipura in Karnataka, were among the injured. Both of them were referred to hospitals in Kerala and Karnataka. Two children, aged six and four, suffered minor injuries. Police suspected that speeding by one of the drivers or both could have led to the accident. A case has been registered.

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Corentin DECAEN


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