Tuesday 15 October 2019

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Four Goans die in a car accident at Sankeshwar, 4 more injured


Four Goans including a young couple were killed in a horrifying car accident at Sankeshwar on Pun-Bengaluru national highway today morning.

The accident took place when a Maruti Ertiga car bearing number GA 07 K 0120 hit a truck from behind.

Four other injured persons travelling in the same car have been shifted to KLE hospital in Belgavi.

The deceased include 42-year old Dhananjay Narvekar and his 33-year old wife Matsyagandha, 37-year old Santosh Naik and 30-year old Girish Salgaonkar.


While three persons died on the spot, Dhananjay died on the way to the government hospital at Sankeshwar.

The accident occurred near Masoba-Hitni Cross on National Highway 4 in Hukkeri taluka of Belgavi district.

The family and friends were travelling from Panaji to Kolhapur.

Sankeshwar police have conducted panchanama and bodies have been sent for post-mortem.

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