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Ankola: Two killed, one injured in a car-truck collision

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Ankola 11 October 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) In a tragic road accident that happened between a container truck and a Ertiga car, two people died on the spot while one person was severely injured at NH-66 near Madangeri of Ankola Taluka here on Wednesday, 10 Oct.

The deceased has been identified as Suresh Laxman Raikar (65) and Chandrakal Suresh Raikar (60) both resident of Belagavi, while the injured victim has been identified as Bharati Prabhakar Vernakar(46), resident of Goa.

As per sources, When Suresh was driving his way to Kumta from Ankola, an over-speeding truck rammed his car from behind and dragged the car away for about 50 ft ahead killing 2 on the spot.

The Gokarna police and Ankola police rushed to the spot and using a crane recovered the body from the car and shifted the injured to a nearby hospital.

The driver of the truck however fled away from the spot.

A case has been registered at Ankola Police station.

(Bhatkallys News Bureau)

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