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20 injured as KSRTC buses collide near Golitottu

20 injured as KSRTC buses collide near Golitottu

Mangalore Today News Network

Puttur, May 10, 2017 :  As many as 20 passengers travelling two KSRTC buses sustained injuries when the  vehicles collided head on at Sannampady near Golitottu Uppalige on NH 75 on May 9, Tuesday.

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The injured have been admitted to different hospitals in Puttur and Mangaluru. If one bus was heading towards Kundapur from Bengaluru the other bus was proceeding towards Arasikere from Mangaluru. It is said the attempt made by the driver of the bus heading towards Arasikere to overtake another vehicle led to the mishap. Police as well as the general public have assisted in shifting the injured to hospitals.

Both the buses were badly mangled. Cranes were brought to shift the vehicles from the court.

Some of the injured include Ashwini (25) from Alake, Mangaluru, Nitin (35) from Kulshekhar, Umesh from Belur, Nagendra from Sakaleshpur, Sherley, Digant and  Kusuma from Kokkada.

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