Daijiworld Media Network - Brahmavar (HB)
Brahmavar, Apr 4: A mini lorry carrying labourers toppled on national highway 66 near Heroor late evening on Sunday April 4.
The vehicle was carrying around 25 labourers, and almost all of them sustained injuries of varying degree.
At least two of the labourers are said to be in serious condition.
The mini lorry was transporting people way beyond its capacity, allegedly in violation of rules. The vehicle was also carrying a concrete mixing machine.
The mini lorry was plying from Kundapur to Udupi when the driver lost control and hit a divider, after which the vehicle overturned.
As soon as the accident occured, locals gathered at the spot and helped in shifting the injured to hospitals in Ajjarkad and Brahmavar.
Brahmavar police have registered a case.