3 die as car crashes into median as driver falls asleep

The car involved in the crash near Kudur on Tuesday morning.

Three people were killed and another escaped with injuries when the car they travelled hit a median near Kudur on Tuesday morning.

Police said the driver fell asleep on the wheel and hit the median. The impact was so severe that all three died on the spot.

The deceased are identified as the driver of the car Suresh (25) and two carpenters Doddappa Jagdish Prasad Dubey (54) and Jayasankar (45). Lal Mohan Yadav (42) admitted to hospital with severe injuries.

Police said the four men are friends who reside in Sultanpalya in R T Nagar and are hailing from Uttar Pradesh. They had left to Dharmasthala on Sunday morning and were returning to Bengaluru after performing puja at the temple. Around 7.15 am when they reached Kudur, the driver fell asleep, lost control of the car and hit the median.

Kudur police had registered a case and are probing further. 

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