Daijiworld Media Network – Puttur (DV)
Puttur, Oct 12: In an unfortunate incident, a woman and her one-and-half-year-old son were killed in a road accident on Tuesday October 12.
The deceased are identified as Shahida (25), wife of Siddiq, a resident of Shirlal in Beltangady taluk and her son Shaheel.
Eye witnesses said that the incident took place when the mother-son duo were crossing the road at Uppinangady bus stand here. The duo died on the spot when a speeding KSRTC bus ran over them.
It is said that Shahida had been to her mother's house in Gerukatte. She was on her way to the doctor's clinic in Puttur along with her son when the tragedy struck.
Uppinangady police who arrived on the spot detained the KSRTC driver.