Daijiworld Media Network – Bantwal (MS)
Bantwal, Sep 24: A truck fell into roadside drain at Dasakodi after the driver lost control of the vehicle in the morning of Sunday, September 25 at Dasakodi.
Arif and Riyaz, driver and cleaner of the truck respectively, escaped with minor injuries.
The truck was carrying coal from Bengaluru to Mangaluru. It is said that the accident occurred at around 4.30 am. Locals say that the driver must have felt drowsy as a result of which the truck veered into the ditch.
Both driver and cleaner who were stuck inside the truck were brought out by the locals and shifted to a private hospital in Mangaluru.
Melkar traffic police have visited the spot.