Car falls off bridge near Sirsi; 3 dead

Source: S.O. News Service | By Sajjad Quazi | Published on 15th October 2020, 7:07 PM | Coastal News |

Sirsi: Three people feared drowned, while two suspected missing after the car they were travelling in slipped off the bridge and fell in the pond near Heggarni village in Sirsi taluk on Thursday afternoon.

The deceased are identified as Nischal, Akshata and Sushma, residents of Hubballi.

The accident happened when the occupants in the car were returning after visiting Unchalli falls. Their car slipped off the bridge and fell into the pond. 

As noticed this by the locals, immediately informed it to the police personnel, who rushed to the spot and conducted the necessary investigation. The car was lifted up with the help of locals, and three dead bodies were recovered.

Sirsi DySP G T Nayak and other officials reached the spot on learning the incident.


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