23 cops hurt in accident

As many as 23 police personnel were seriously injured when a police mini-van fell from an overbridge and crashed 20 feet below early Saturday morning on the Chennai-Tiruchirapalli national highway..
The van was carrying 33 police personnel to a three-day state level police firing competition being held at Anumanthapuram at Chengleput.. Mmaking a detour through Pudupettai and Kilpauk police quarters to pick up candidates for the competition, the bus driven by sub-inspector R Vijaykumar headed towards NH 45. It was passing through the Irumbaliyur Bridge at Tambaram towards Chengleput when the accident took place.
While the police said that the tyre of the mini bus burst , causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle.

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