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Passengers escape with minor injuries after car falls into gorge in Idukki

The incident happened on Thursday morning when the car plunged into a gorge between Pampadumpara and Vattappara when the driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve.

Published: 12th April 2018 09:57 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th April 2018 09:57 PM   |  A+A-

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A major accident was averted as the car got stuck in a tree while falling into the gorge | EPS

Express News Service

IDUKKI: The passengers of a car had an extraordinary tryst with destiny when they escaped with minor injuries after their vehicle fell into a gorge near Pampadumpara near Nedumkandam on Thursday.

The incident happened on Thursday morning when the car heading to Manjeri from Nedumkandam plunged into a gorge between Pampadumpara and Vattappara when the driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve. A major accident was averted as the car got stuck in a tree while falling into the gorge.

A major portion of the car was severely damaged. However, no human casualties occurred. The injured have been admitted to a private hospital at Nedumkandam.Caption: The car that fell into a gorge near Pampadumpara at Nedumkandam in Idukki on Thursday

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