Ongole: The fate of 35 passengers travelling in an APSRTC bus proved to be in favour of them, in a road mishap happened in Prakasam district on Thursday. The RTC bus from Kanigiri to Ongole, in which these lucky passengers are travelling hit a roadside tree and made a hard stop at Erragudipadu village of Chimakurthy mandal. It is driven by Ramarao, who fell almost unconscious due to low blood pressure, but wantedly hit the tree on his side to save the passengers. Ramarao is said to be on garage duty for a while due to his health conditions and said to be forcefully sent on driver duty on Thursday by the depot manager, as there is no sufficient staff. The locals and Chimakurthy police admitted the injured into a hospital in Ongole for treatment.