Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (MS)
Mangaluru, Sep 18: A young woman died, while five others injured as the auto-rickshaw driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed against an electricity pole at high speed on an inner road near Aanebali on Gurupura-Banglegudde stretch on Sunday September 17.
A family of Arkula Tuppekallu was returning home after visiting Adyapadi temple when the mishap took place. The road is steep downward slope and the driver lost control at a curve.
The deceased is idnetifed as Preeti Sapaliga (25). Her mother Meenakshi (55), sister Swati (23), sister-in-law Shobha (37), Shobha’s son Bhavish (9) and auto-rickshaw driver Padmanabha are injured. The condition of Meenakshi is said to be critical, while others are said to be out of danger. All are admitted to private hospital in the city.
A case is registered in Bajpe police station.