Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (MS)
Mangaluru, Jul 1: A 407 tempo that was ferrying daily wagers to work lost control and collided against an electricity pole by the road. The driver of the vehicle lost his life. Two persons are injured and recuperating in a hospital.
The accident occurred on the road near Karnad industrial area on Thursday, June 30 late night. The deceased driver is identified as Yashawantharaya (43), a resident of Bijapur Colony and a native of Kalburgi. Though he was rushed to the hospital, he succumbed to the injuries.
The electrical wires snapped due to the impact of the collision as the pole broke into two pieces. Bhagavantharaya (60) and Kumara (45) are recovering in the hospital.