4 killed, 10 injured in serial road accident on highway in Karnataka

4 killed, 10 injured in serial road accident on highway in Karnataka

Bengaluru, December 13, 2021

Four people died on the spot and 10 others suffered severe injuries in a serial accident that occurred on National Highway-4 near Alur Cross in Chitradurga district of Karnataka on Monday.

According to police, an onion-laden truck, en route to Bengaluru, turned turtle after one its tyres burst. As a result, the car coming from behind rammed into it. In an attempt to avoid collsion with the two vehicles, two other trucks overturned.

As a result, the traffic on the national highway was blocked for hours.

The deceased have been identified as Hanumappa Kalakappa Hunagundi (30), Gurappa Hugar (26), Ramesh (28), and Prashanth Hatti (36), all from Gadag district. The injured have been shifted to Hiriyur Public Hospital.

Superintendent of Police G. Radhika, DySP Roshar Zameer and Circle Inspector Shivakumar visited the spot and supervised effortss to clear the traffic jam on the national highway.

IANS

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