Kalladka, June 3: A 60-year-old man died and five people belonging to the same family were injured when a KSRTC bus collided with a jeep at Dasarakodi near Kalladka on Friday morning.
The deceased is G. S. Abdullah, who was driving the jeep. The bus was on its way from Mangalore to Puttur. Eyewitnesses say that the bus driver dashed into the jeep when he was overtaking a vehicle.
The driver of the jeep, who was badly injured, died on the way to the hospital. The injured are currently being treated at Unity Health Complex in Mangalore.
The injured are Mariamma (55), Abdullah’s wife, Badruddin (45) and his wife Shameema (32), their child Shaba, Badruddin’s mother Beepathumma, and Shameema’s mother Avvamma. They are all from Nellyadi near Uppinangady and were going to Ullal when the accident occurred.
The Bantwal police have registered a case.