Tamil Nadu version of 'Fast and Furious' - This terrifying video of two buses racing goes viral (Video)

May 02, 2017, Chennai

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Chennai, May 2:  Following outrage over the video of two speeding buses on the Pollachi high way in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu police have detained over 25 buses and arrested the negligent drivers. The licenses of both the drivers were also suspended on Saturday.

In this heart-stopping video two buses which belong to the Ayyappa Bus Service (ABS) and Sree Velavan Transport(SVT), were racing each other on the Coimbatore-Pollachi highway.

The video taken by motorists behind the buses, left many hearts pounding. What the passengers may have gone through can only be imagined. This video was uploaded on Friday on social media sites. A district official at Pollachi, Gayatri Krishnan, acted after watching the video.

"Construction work is on in this stretch of the road and we have warned the bus owners that they will lose their permit if rash driving continues. We had seized licences of three drivers earlier for the same offence," she said, adding that more road transport inspectors will be posted on highways to monitor any violations.

The two drivers, V Nagaraj (ABS) and Chakaravarthy Palani (SVT), who were involved in the race, have been arrested by the police and their licences cancelled.