3 killed as car rolls over

3 killed as car rolls over

3 killed as car rolls over

Three including a baby boy died when a car went off road, rolled over thrice and hit a rock in a field, on National Highway 75 near Harisave on Sunday. Three other passengers in the car were injured.

According to the police, Sharath (24) from Mattikere village in Ramanagara district, Mamatha (35) from Bengaluru and her son Dhanush (2) are the dead.

The driver, Umesh from Bengaluru, Nandini and Siddaraju from Ramanagara, have been severely injured.

The six of them had set out to Channarayapatna for an engagement ceremony of a relative. On reaching Mattanavile, the driver lost control of the speeding car. The car rolled over thrice and hit a rock in a field next to the road, said the police.

Passersby ran to the rescue of the passengers. Mamata died on the spot, while Sharath and Dhanush succumbed to their injuries on the way to the hospital, said the police.

The injured were taken to the Harisave Government Hospital. Hundreds of relatives from Channarayapatna rushed to the hospital on hearing the news of the accident.
Worn out tyres and over-speeding could have caused the accident, said the police.

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