Sullia, Feb 19, 2015: Three members of a family from Panja lost their lives while two others including a child sustained serious injuries in a tragic road mishap reported from Kollamogaru on February 18, Wednesday.
The deceased are Laxminarayana Bhimaguli (65), his wife Chinnamma (55) and the couple’s son Avinash (35). The injured are Bhavya, wife of Avinash and the couple’s child.
The mishap occurred when the car in which the family was travelling towards Sullia from Madikeri collided head on with a tipper. The tipper overturned after hitting the car. Avinash and Lakshminarayana died on the spot while Chinnamma breathed her last while being shifted to the hospital.
It is said rash driving on the part of the tipper driver led to the accident. Even he has sustained injuries.
A case has been registered by the Sullia police.