Two killed, six injured in Dharwad

Published: 22nd July 2013 08:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd July 2013 08:07 AM   |  A+A-

Two people were killed and six others injured when an Omni in which they were travelling fell into a 15-ft deep trench after colliding head-on with a lorry on the Hubli-Dharwad bypass near Dharwad on Sunday.

The deceased have been identified as Prakash and Chandrashekhar from Bangalore. The injured Mahesh Channagowda, Karthik Kumar Ramesh, Rajesh Shankargowda, Jayakumar, Chetan Kumar and Srikanth Srikantaiah were  admitted to Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli. The condition of three of them is said to be critical.

According to Dharwad rural police, the mishap took place when they were heading towards Shirdi from Bangalore.

The Dharwad rural police have registered a case.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp