Beltangady, Jun 2: One person died and four others were injured in a car accident that occurred in the early hours of Monday June 2 at Ujire here.
The deceased Jayaram (45), along with four others were travelling in a Tata Safari towards Dharmasthala. It is said that at around 1.30 am, Jayaram, who was driving the car reportedly felt drowsy and lost control of the vehicle. The car veered off the road and plunged a few feet into a ditch. The impact was such that Jayaram died on the spot while the others sustained injuries.
The injured have been identified as Jagadish (30), Veera Shetty (30) and Shashidhar from Peenya, Bangalore, and Nagesh (33) from GKV Layout, Bangalore.
Jayaram’s body was shifted to government hospital in Beltangady.
A case has been registered at the police station here.