Four killed in Karnataka road accident

Four killed in Karnataka road accident

Bengaluru, December 17, 2021

Four persons, including three women, were killed and another person suffered severe injuries whenthe car in which they were travelling collided with a bus in Davangere district of Karnataka on Friday, officials said.

The accident occurred near Savalanga village in Nyamathi taluk in Davanagere district. The deceased have been identified as Dakshayinamma (40), Suma (45), Sharadamma (65) and car driver Sunil (30). The condition of the injured individual, Asha, is said to be serious.

The victims were travelling in a car which collided with a Karnataka Road Transport Corporation bus approaching from the opposite direction.

Preliminary investigations cited over-speeding as the reason behind the accident.

All victims hailed from Edehalli village near Bhadravathi town in Shivamogga district. They were travelling towards Halejoga village in Davanagere district to attend a function.

Police personnel rushed to spot following the accident, and shifted the bodies to a hospital.

Further investigation is underway.


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