Mangalore/Udipi, April 16: An accident has been reported involving three buses including one Mumbai-bound on April 15, Monday near Halima Sabji marriage hall in Udyavar on National highway-No.66.
Accident occurred when a driver of one of the private buses, which was heading towards Udipi from Shirva, had applied sudden brake. As a result of which, an express bus coming from Mangalore hit the private bus first from behind and Mumbai- bound bus thereafter.
As a result of the impact of the accident service bus was moved other side of the devider.Sources said the accident would have proved to be fatal, had there been any heavy traffic on the opposite direction at the time of accident and thus averted a major fatalities.
The traffic on the national highway came to standstill until the traffic is cleared
Policemen led by assistant sub-inspector Gourishankar, who was posted at Katpadi outpost, arrived to the site of an accident and put their maximum efforts in clearing the traffic.
A case has been registered in this regard for onward investigation in Kaup police station.