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December 7, 2017

Mangaluru: Woman killed, over 20 injured in Nanthoor serial accident

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Mangaluru, Dec 7: A woman was killed and more than 20 people injured in road accident occurred at Nanthoor Circle, the junction of National Highways 66 and 75 in the city on Thursday morning.

A private bus plying from Malali near Gurupura to the State Bank bus terminus in city collided with a speeding truck at the Circle at around 7:15 a.m.

The truck was moving from Udupi towards Kasargod on NH 66. After colliding with the bus, the truck moved to the right and hit a car coming from Kasaragod direction.

Kavitha (45), a woman on board the bus died on the spot in the accident while over 20 other passengers suffered injuries. Kavitha was working as a helper at the Government Lady Goschen Hospital in Mangaluru. The condition of some of them is said to be critical.

Bus driver Syed Arfan also suffered severe injuries in the accident and is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Manglauru. Mangaluru East Traffic Police have registered a case and are investigating.

Accident at Bondel

In a separate incident, a bus rammed into a tractor at Bondel and injured its driver. The injured tractor driver has been identified as Shivananda (30) from Uttara Karnataka.

The tractor toppled and suffered major damages in the accident. Sleuths of Mangaluru East Police Station visited the spot and registered a case.

Mangaluru: Woman killed, over 20 injured in Nanthoor serial accident

Comments

sheefal dsilva - Thursday, 7 December 2017

The bus  drivers must be in speed limits , a lot of private  bus drivers  drive rash and 

 

 a very sad incident to know on a thrusday morning 

Kumar - Thursday, 7 December 2017

Many vehicle owners blaming potholes. But actually if potholes are there, some poeple will try to limit there speed. There are some usless young generations, who wont care potholes. They must die

Ramya - Thursday, 7 December 2017

Bus drivers wont care. For them collection is important

Naufal - Thursday, 7 December 2017

God saved. Only injuries

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