Kasargod, July 1, 2018: A collision between a tanker and a car at Chowki Kallangai on the National Highway has claimed the life of the car driver on July 1, Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Sajeer (27), a resident of Mogral Puttur Kunnil.
Sajeer’s child’s naming ceremony was scheduled to be held this afternoon. In this backdrop he was on way to Kasargod to make some purchases.
The car was badly mangled due to the impact of the collision. The lorry has landed in a roadside ditch after ramming against the car.
Sajeer who was in food supply business was caught inside the car and the locals and the police had to literally struggle to drag him out. However he breathed his last while being rushed to the hospital.
Traffic was disrupted on the highway for some time following the mishap.