MTC bus kills a motorcyclist on San Thome High Road

An MTC bus, killed a motorcyclist and injured five others on San Thome High Road on morning of Oct.4.

Police said that reckless driving was the cause of the accident.

The motorcyclist Thulasi, a 49 year old from Vadapalani was crushed under the wheels of the bus and died on the spot. His daughter at the pillion escaped with minor injuries.

The driver of the bus Sundarapandian was arrested by the Adyar Traffic Investigation, currently probing the case.

The injured were admitted at Rajiv Gandhi Govt. General Hospital.

The bus, 6A route  from Besant Nagar to Tollgate, was heading to Kamarajar Salai and carried 30 passengers.