Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi(SM)
Udupi, Aug 18: A five-year old girl died in a tragic accident in front of her school at Parkala, BM English Medium School at around 9.00 am August 18. The girl has been identified as Kavana Karunakar Patil (5), daughter of Krunakar Patil and Geetha Patil.
The girl was studying in UKG at the BM School. She was being dropped off to school by her father Karunakar on his motorbike. Unexpectedly a car hit the bike right in front of the school gate.
Witnesses say that the car passed over the child after the collision. She was then taken to the KMC hospital but she was declared dead on arrival.
The car driver, K R Nagesh Acharya, who was arrested and left later on from manipal police station has been opposed by the public .
Udupi MLA Ragupathy Bhat was informed. He rushed to the Police station and discussed the same with the Dr M B Boralingaiah (SP). He assured the public that the culprit will be arrested by evening.
A case has been registered at the Manipal police station here.