Bengaluru airport shuttle bus ferrying passengers hits pillar, 10 injured
Airport authorities have reported that ten individuals sustained injuries in an early Sunday incident where the shuttle bus they were aboard, traveling from Terminal-1 to Terminal-2 of Kempegowda International Airport, collided with a pillar.
The injured have been taken to the hospital for immediate medical treatment.
Five people were discharged, they said.
“On June 18, 2023 at approximately 5.15 AM, a shuttle bus operating between T1 and T2 of the BLR airport collided with a pole near the T2 arrival exit road, resulting in minor injuries to 10 people. There were a total of 17 passengers (15 pax and 2 crew) in the bus.
The injured have been taken to hospital for immediate medical treatment,” the BIAL spokesperson said in a statement.
“AISATS operates the shuttle services at the airport as per the service contract awarded to them by BIAL. We are working with the operator to investigate the matter and will take all necessary mitigating measures as per the agreement.” he said.
Investigation is on, the spokesperson added.
(With agency inputs)