A 45-year-old bus driver was handed over to the Shankar Nagar police for operating an MTC bus under the influence of alcohol on Thursday night.
On information, the Shankar Nagar police and MTC staff from Chromepet depot arrived at the spot. The police said that the vehicles hit by the bus had only minor damages and the owners have not pressed any charges against the driver. While the MTC arranged for another driver to complete the trip, the police took custody of the drunk driver. The MTC said that action will be taken against the driver.