Lorry cleaner dies in road accident

Lorry cleaner dies in road accident

A container vehicle met with an accident on NH 275 in Balekadu near Suntikoppa. Credit: DH photo

The cleaner of a container lorry died as the vehicle overturned on National Highway 275 in Balekadu near Suntikoppa on Thursday evening.

The deceased has been identified as Subramani (30), a native of Bommanahalli, Hospet, Ballari.

The lorry was transporting chocolate from Hospet to Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district.

The driver of the lorry lost control over the vehicle. As a result, the lorry toppled on the road. During the accident, Subramani was trapped under the vehicle.

Muralidhar, the driver, has sustained minor injuries.

Subramani is survived by his wife.

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