Bantwal, July 19, 2019: A horrific accident between a gas tanker and a tourist car near Brahmarakootlu toll plaza on the National Highway here on July 19, Friday has claimed the lives of four members of a family. Two others sustained serious injuries in the mishap.
The car was heading towards Mangaluru from Dharmasthala while the gas tanker was proceeding from Mangaluru.
The deceased have been identified as Padmavathi, Govinda, Nagaraja and Ganesha of Bhatkal. In all 11 members of a family were said to be travelling in the car.
The mishap disrupted vehicular traffic on the road for some time.