Karnataka: 4 killed, 10 injured in serial road accident on NH 4 in Chitradurga

Prime News, Karnataka, Accident, Bengaluru, December 13:- Four people died on the spot and 10 others suffered severe injuries in a serial accident that took place on National Highway – 4 near Alur Cross in Chitradurga district on Monday (December 13).

According to police, an onion-laden truck, en route to Bengaluru, turned turtle after one of its tyres burst. As a result, the car coming from behind rammed into it. In an attempt to avoid collision, two other trucks overturned. As a result, the traffic on the national highway halted for hours.

The deceased have been identified as Hanumappa Kalakappa Hunagundi (30), Gurappa Hugar (26), Ramesh (28), Prashanth Hatti (36), all from Gadag district. The injured have been shifted to Hiriyur Public Hospital.

Superintendent of Police G Radhika, DSP Roshar Zameer and Circle Inspector Shivakumar visited the spot and instructed to clear the traffic jam on the national highway. (MR, Inputs: Agencies)


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