In the early hours of Friday, an SUV vehicle collided with a car that had crashed with a road divider near Kunigal in Tumakuru district, Karnataka. In the road accident at least 13 people lost their lives including children and women while 5 people were severely injured.
Of the victims, 12 people died on the spot and a child took his last breath in a hospital said the police adding that the injured have been admitted to a hospital.
Among the people who lost their lives in the car accident, 10 were from Tamil Nadu and 3 were from Bengaluru (Bangalore). 5 women and two children lost their lives in the accident in Tumakuru.
K Vamsi Krishna, Superintendent of Police (SP), Tumakuru said, “Thirteen persons have died. The incident occurred post-midnight. A car crashed against the road divider and another car collided with it,”.
The police officers struggled while recovering the bodies form the vehicles. As the news of the crash reached to the relatives of the victims, they rushed to the accident site.