Mangaluru, Jul 11: The death toll in the head-on collision involving a van and a truck at Uppala on Monday has risen to six with a one-year-old girl succumbing to her injuries at a private hospital in Mangaluru.
The condition of a 13-year-old who was among 18 family members from K C Road in Mangaluru taluk travelling in the van was said to be critical.
Manjeswaram sub-inspector V.K. Aneesh said Fathima, daughter of Naseema, who got killed in the accident, died at a Mangaluru hospital on Tuesday evening.
The accident occurred at Nayabazar, on the northern border town of Uppala, around 6 a.m. as the family members were retuning to their residences at K C Road on the outskirts of Mangaluru, after taking part in a house-warming ceremony.
Uppala accident toll rises to 6 as injured girl dies in hospital