Belthangady, Dec 27, 2018: A couple of Belthangady origin have lost their lives while their son is critically injured in a gory road mishap on the Hubballi-Dharwad National Highway. The car in which the family was travelled rammed into a stationed truck killing the couple on the spot.
The deceased are Anil T Shetty (65) and his wife Kushala Shetty (55). Anil was a businessman in Mumbai. The couple’s son Shailendra who has sustained serious head injuries has been hospitalised.
The family of three was on way to their hometown Peradi in Belthangady for the wedding of Anil’s uncle Peradi Bandasale Sanjeev Shetty’s son Sujith at Moodbidri on Friday. It is said Shailendra who was driving the car lost control over the vehicle resulting in the mishap.
The wedding now stands cancelled following the tragedy.