Pathanamthitta : Bus skids off road to depths at Nilakkal Elavunkal route. The accident caused injury to 20 of devotees and 2 among the affected are critical.
The bus of group of 57 Ayyappa devotees came from Arayanelloor of Tamil Nadu met with the accident. Critically injured passengers were admitted to Kanjirappalli hospital.
The bus is reported to go out of control at the Elavunkal curve. The bus luckily did not end up in the gorge as the bus was stuck by a tree. The devotees who survived with minor injuries are admitted to Nilakkal hospital.