Bus Crew and Toll Staff Clash on Highway Near Chennai, Leads to Three-hour Traffic Jam

In the period in-between, other folks travelling on different buses misplaced their cool and allegedly ransacked the toll sales space, destructive the glasses and digital apparatus.

PTI

Updated:January 26, 2020, 10:26 PM IST

Bus Crew and Toll Staff Clash on Highway Near Chennai, Leads to Three-hour Traffic Jam
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Chengalpattu (TN): Irked by way of the site visitors jam led to on the Chennai-Tiruchi toll plaza following an issue between a central authority bus workforce and toll personnel at Paranur in Chengalpattu district, different bus passengers went at the rampage, police mentioned on Sunday.

As a outcome, there used to be a three-hour site visitors jam and the individuals who coated up on each the perimeters were given aggravated because the bus motive force parked the car throughout two lanes, the police mentioned.

The heated arguments degenerated right into a fist struggle between the bus workforce and the toll personnel, they mentioned.

In the period in-between, other folks travelling on different buses misplaced their cool and allegedly ransacked the toll sales space, destructive the glasses and digital apparatus, they mentioned.

Four other folks, includingthe bus workforce and toll personnel, have been injured within the incident, the police mentioned.

Over 100 policemen rushed to the spot and restored the site visitors after letting automobiles cross with out toll charge and preserving talks with the toll creditors, the bus workforce and the passengers.

Investigation is on and CCTV photos is being tested to seek out who indulged in violence and vandalised the toll sales space, the police added.

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