Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru
Mangaluru, Mar 18: In a tragic incident, two people were killed in a road accident at Nanthoor junction on Saturday, March 18.
The deceased are identified as Samuel Jesudas (66) and his relative Bhoomika (17).
The accident took place at around 12.15 pm.
Satish Gowda, the driver of truck was approaching Nanthoor circle junction from Pumpwell driving the vehicle in a negligent manner when he collided with a scooter.
As the truck hit the scooter, both Samuel and Bhoomika fell on the road and the wheels of the tipper passed on their heads. Though they were rushed to Wenlock hospital, the doctor declared them brought dead.
A case in this connection is registered in traffic east police station.
Angry public at the spot thrashed the driver of the truck.
The traffic movement was disrupted for some time which was cleared by the police later.