Belthangady, Mar 29, 2015 : Nithin Badekillaya (32), Assistant Professor in Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Engineering College, Ujire lost his life on the spot when the car he was travelling with his family crashed into a truck at Mariyammanahalli (NH 13), in Ballari district on March 28. Shantakumar (27) of Salem in Tamil Nadu, driving the truck too died.
Four of Badekillaya family members travelling in the car were injured in the accident .
The injured identified as Divya (28), wife of Nithin Badekillaya, his five year old son Ninaad, father Nityananda Badekillaya (60) and mother Shashikala (56) and Divya’s mother Prabhavathi (56) are receiving treatment in a hospital in Hospet.
Nithin Badekillaya and his family members had gone to Mantralaya on a pilgrimage and the accident occurred on their way back. Plice are taking up a case.