Udupi, Aug 1, 2014: A tragic road accident took place at Yermal on August 1, when an Express bus moving towards Mangalore collided head-on with a Bolero. One person died and three were injured in the Bolero. The identities of the dead and injured are not yet available. The great impact reduced the Bolero to scrap it is stated.
The accident disrupted traffic for more than an hour. The deceased has been identified as Sampath Shetty (38), owner of a poultry farm in Padubidri. The Padubidri police have booked a case and investigations are in progress. Heavy rains since yesterday in DK and Udupi districts have made road conditions precarious. No further details are available immediately.