3 of a family killed in bus-MUV collision

Three members of a family  from Bangalore were killed on the spot in a road accident near J Soorapura on Belur-Hassan Road on Monday evening.

The deceased have been identified as Thyagaraj, Kala and Veda, all residents of JP Nagar, Bangalore.

According to police, the accident occurred after a Volvo bus bound for Mysore from Belur collided head-on with a multiutility vehicle (MUV). All the deceased were travelling by the MUV.

Three persons, including two children, sustained grievous injuries in the accident. They were admitted to a nearby hospital.

The MUV was reduced to a heap of metal due to the impact of the collision and police had a tough time in extricating the bodies.

Vehicular movement between Belur and Hassan was affected for some time due to the accident.

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