Udupi: Toddler killed, 8 others injured after speeding car flips over road divider


Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi (HB)

Udupi, Aug 1: A two-year-old child died and a woman suffered serious injuries and four others escaped with minor injuries in a car accident which took place on National Highway-66 near Ambalpady on Saturday morning, August 1.

The deceased has been identified as Munna who died on the spot. The others who are injured are car driver Tazwid (35), Moshin Banu (25), Rizwan (32), Yahya (43), Marha (4), Fatima (1), Sada (3) and Zahid (10). 

Two families were travelling in the car towards Shikaripura. The driver lost control over the vehicle on national highway at Ambalpady and hit and flipped over the road divider.

Nine people were in the car which included five children and four adults. The person driving the car was treated as outpatient at a private hospital other three adults are admitted at KMC hospital Manipal. Four other children are being treated in Hi-tech hospital Udupi. 

Udupi town traffic police visited the accident spot and undertook investigation. A case was lodged against the driver of the car. 

 

 

  

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  • H. Almeida., Bendur/Andheri

    Sun, Aug 2 2020

    The driver was definitely reckless !!! The causalities would have been much higher had it crashed, into other vehicles !!!

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sat, Aug 1 2020

    Rumblers are the only we can control speed ...

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  • Jhanavi, Mangalore

    Sat, Aug 1 2020

    Sad, the innocent child lost life... most accidents happen due to over speeding.. if not men at least women who travel as passengers should alert the drivers who drive recklessly.

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  • Mangalurian, Mangaluru

    Sat, Aug 1 2020

    It is terrible.

    My guess is that the driver was under 25. In such a situation the vehicle ALWAYS loses control.

    If the driver is under 25, do not engage him as your driver.

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  • Rita, Germany

    Sat, Aug 1 2020

    Mangalorean ,Mangalore,not necessarily driver should be under 25years.There are elder ones too drive fast to reach earlier.Everyone who drives should keep in mind,better reach home safer than never reach.second fact is car is almost full with passengers without limited persons.Better small children should have a special seat with belt like in developed country s and it may atleast lessen childrens mortality when met with accident.Heartfelt sympathy to the family. Roads too are not best in India in some areas.tyres are also matter .

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