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6 killed in Karnataka road accident

While five persons died on the spot in the mishap which occurred on Friday, another succumbed to the injuries in hospital, they said.
Last Updated 24 February 2024, 06:18 IST

Belagavi (Karnataka): Six persons died in a road accident at Datt Jamboti Road, about 90 km from here, police said on Saturday.

While five persons died on the spot in the mishap which occurred on Friday, another succumbed to the injuries in hospital, they said.

According to police, the accident took place when a car hit a parked two-wheeler and another two-wheeler subsequently as the driver lost control of the vehicle.

Two persons who were standing near the parked vehicle sustained severe injuries and were admitted to hospital. One of them, Hanamant Malappa Malyagol, died in the hospital.

The deceased have been identified as Eknath Bhimappa Padtari (22), Mallikarjun Ramappa Marathe (16), Akash Ramappa Marathe (14), Laxmi Ramappa Marathe (19) and Nagapa Laxman Yadavannavar (48). A case of accident was registered by the Murgod police.

Bhimashankar Guled, Superintendent of Police, Belagavi district, said in the last three days as many 25 persons have died in road accidents in the district. He appealed to people to observe traffic rules, avoid speeding and save lives.

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(Published 24 February 2024, 06:18 IST)

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