Chitradurga: Four persons of a family died on the spot when their car collided with a lorry on the outskirts of Chitradurga near Mallapura Gollarahatti on Monday morning. Three others who have sustained critical injuries have been rushed to hospital.
The deceased have been identified as Shamshuddin (40), Mallika (37), Khaleel (42) and Tabrez (13). The victims were on their way to Tumakuru from Belagavi when the accident occurred. It is said that the car collided with a stationed lorry killing four on the spot and injuring the three others. Lorry driver has been taken into custody.