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Four going on trip killed as car hits truck near Chitradurga

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Chitradurga: In a ghastly road accident, four persons including a couple and their son were killed and three others sustained injuries when their car hit a truck on National Highway 50A near Mallapura Bridge on the outskirts of Chitradurga on Sunday morning.

The deceased are identified as Bhimashankara (26), Sangana Basappa (36), his wife Rekha (29) and son Agasthya (8). Basappa’s two other kids Anvitha (6) and Adarsha (4) and a 26-year-old youth who suffered grievous
injuries are being treated at Chitradurga district hospital.

According to SP K Parashuram the car being driven by Basappa was proceeding from Vijayapura to Chikkamagaluru
on a trip. The truck was going from Hospet to Bengaluru.

Sangana Basappa and his relative Eranna’s family were on a family trip to Chikkamagaluru, but the latter was travelling in another car.

Chitradurga rural police have registered a case.

– Team Mysoorunews

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