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Kundapur : Tourist vehicle fatally knocks down woman

Kundapur : Tourist vehicle fatally knocks down woman

Mangalore Today News Network

Kundapur, March 18,2016: A woman hailing from Makkibettu here lost her life when she was hit by a   Xylo tourist vehicle while crossing the National Highway at Tekkatte on March 17, Thursday evening. Some students from Malpe were travelling to Kodachadri in the vehicle.   

kundapur accident The deceased woman is Lakshmi Madhyastha (52), wife of Srikanth Madhyastha.

The mishap took place when  Lakshmi was on way to the local milk booth to fetch milk. It is said the Xylo tourist vehicle was over speeding resulting in the mishap.

The vehicle had in fact dragged Lakshmi upto nearly one hundred meters away.

Though the vehicle sped forth  without stopping, it was chased by locals and stopped near the Railway Bridge at Madhuvana.

The driver was even thrashed by locals before handing him over to the police.

The deceased woman has left behind her husband, a daughter and two sons.

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Dhanyashree, Karwar Fri, March-18-2016, 1:45
The people have mercy and humanity. Never escape in fear leaving victims struggling for life. Think if your near and dear ones in this state would you let them so ?
Dinaker G, mysore Fri, March-18-2016, 12:32
NH 66 is a neatly concreted with the four way and the vehicles move at a uncontrollable speed causing harm to the innocent families.
Akhila Shetty, Muscot Fri, March-18-2016, 12:28
Did the family ever think of the incident in the wildest dreams? Destiny but more of reckless driving? Take action on the driver of the Xylo
Nagendra M, Udupi Fri, March-18-2016, 12:15
How sad? The driver’s licence has to be canceled he cannot be so careless and heartless that leaving the woman struggling after the injury?
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