City doctor dies in accident

Dr Darshan, a doctor of Prerana Hospital at Kuvempunagar in city, was killed in an accident on Hunsur-Mysuru Road near Kalamandir on Sunday.

Dr Darshan (37) is son of Hanumanthappa, a resident of Vijayanaga in Mysuru.

The mishap occurred while Dr Darshan was returning from his work at around 6 pm in his i10 car (KA 09 MA 8987) to his Vijayanagar residence. It is learnt that he could not control the speed of his car at the turn near Kalamandir and hit the barricade and crashed into a roadside tree. This completely damaged the front portion of the car and Dr Darshan with serious head injury died on the spot.

MLA Vasu, who visited the MMC & RI mortuary, consoled the family of the deceased doctor.

Speaking to media persons, Vasu said that the road turn near Kalamandir is prone to accidents and the road has to be widened to avoid such incidents again. “A requisition letter for grants has been already sent to the Chief Minister and the construction work will be taken up soon,” he added.

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