Mangaluru, Jul 25, 2017 : Three persons including a child killed in KSRTC bus-car head on collision at National Highway 66 at Divagi in Kumta on July 24, Monday.
The deceased are identified as Prasanna Rao (44)from Mangaluru, car driver , Nandini Shashidhar (56) and Shashwath (3) from Suratkal.
It is said that the Sachin Kumar along with their family were on their way to Gokarna from Suratkal . When they reached Diviga the car they were travelling collided with the KSRTC bus.Due to the impact of collision Nandini Shashidhar died on the spot , Prasanna Rao and Shashwath died on the way to hospital. Sachin Kumar, Sridhar, Soumya and Shashank are said to cricitally injured is being treated at Manipal hospital. Except Prasanna Rao all the others were of the same family.
The over speed and negligence of the car driver has resulted in the accident say eyewitness.
Kumta police are investigating the case.