1 killed, 3 hurt as car crashes into divider

1 killed, 3 hurt as car crashes into divider

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A 27-year-old man was killed and his three friends severely injured after a speeding car crashed into a divider on the Nelamangala highway on Monday.

Jashwanth, a native of Shivamogga, was killed. Kashyap, Shruthi and Vimala, all aged between 25 to 30, were injured. They were rushed to the hospital and are recovering.

Police said that all four were employees of a private publication company. They were returning to the city from Murudeshwar.

According to the police, Kashyap was driving the car. When they were near Sri Belimatha Mahasamsthana Institute Of Technology near Nelamangala around 6.30 am on Monday, the car crashed into the road divider before ramming a signage. Jashwanth was killed on the spot and Shruthi suffered multiple fractures. Others have been discharged from the hospital.