Udupi, Aug 1: A girl child died five persons suffered injuries in a car accident today on National Highway-66 near Ambalpady in Udupi.
According to sources, two couples and children were travelling in the car from Mangaluru to Shikaripura when the tragedy took place.
The speeding car rammed into the road divider and flipped over after the driver lost control over it near Ambalpady.
Among the injured, the condition of a woman is said to be critical. She has been admitted to KMC Hospital in Manipal. The other passengers escaped with minor injuries.
A case has been registered at Udupi town traffic police station and investigations are on. More details are awaited.