Mumbai: In a freak accident, a Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) bus driver suffered a cardiac arrest while he was behind the wheel and the vehicle rammed into a roadside vegetable shop in Chembur on Tuesday morning. Also Read - Maharashtra Govt Eyes Suspension of Flight, Train Operations From Delhi And Gujarat | Final Decision Within a Week, Says Minister
The incident took place when the BEST bus on Route No. 381 was being driven from Ghatkopar Depot to Tata Power Centre in Chembur. Around 10.45 am near Basant Park, the driver suffered a cardiac arrest and lost control of the steering. Also Read - Anushka Sharma Steps Out in Mumbai For an Ad Shoot in Teal Green Gown, Her Pregnancy Glow is Unmissable
“When the bus arrived near the Basant Park signal, the driver, Haridas Patil, suffered a heart attack and lost control of the vehicle… It rammed into the signal there,” said BEST spokesperson. Also Read - Will Delhi-Mumbai Flights, Trains be Suspended Due to Rise in COVID-19 Cases? Govt Issues Statement
There were about 10-12 passengers on the bus at the time of the incident. Nobody sustained any injuries in the accident.
Seeing Patil’s precarious condition, he was rushed in a police vehicle to Rajawadi Hospital. His condition was reported to be stable.