Mangalore, June 2: A loaded onion lorry fell off into the Netravathi River from Kulur Bridge on June 1, Sunday. The driver and cleaner have escaped unhurt despite the vehicle getting badly damaged.
Sources said that the lorry which was over speeding tried to overtake a car near the Kulur Bridge and in the process rolled off the bridge. The lorry was proceeding towards the city from Pune. The onions in the lorry were scattered all over following the mishap. The loss has been estimated at Rs 3.5 lakhs. Later the onions were picked and transported in another lorry.