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Ambulance driver dies in road mishap near Kumta

Ambulance driver dies in road mishap near Kumta

Mangalore Today News Network

Bhatkal, May 31, 2016: A head-on collision between a Mahindra tempo and an ambulance at Handigaon near Kumta on May 30, Monday evening has claimed the life of the ambulance driver while seriously injuring three others.



The deceased has been identified as Venkatesh Mahadev Hulswar (42).  The mishap occurred when a critically ill person from Gokarna was being taken to a hospital in Manipal. Soon after the accident, the patient was shifted to another ambulance and rushed to the hospital.

 The tempo which collided with the ambulance was heading towards Kumta from Honnavar when the mishap took place.

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Ruchitha, mangalore Tue, May-31-2016, 6:29
So sad . May his eternal soul rest in peace.
Vivek, Mumbai Tue, May-31-2016, 5:49
In the bid to save life the driver killed in mishap. Tragic incident. May his eternal soul rest in peace
Ganesh S, Udupi Tue, May-31-2016, 5:45
Sad news ambulance driver dies when he was was back on his way to save life.
Adharsh Shetty, Mangalore Tue, May-31-2016, 5:04
When we are on road we have to follow traffic, In your hurry to reach destination do not risk life. May eternal soul rest in peace
Carol Pinto, Puttur Tue, May-31-2016, 4:51
Speed thrills but kills . Always be cautions when you are driving. RIP to the driver.
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