Hubballi: As many as seven people were killed and 26 were injured in a collision between a passenger bus and lorry on the outskirts of Hubballi. The drivers of both the vehicles died on the spot.
The injured and being treated in KIMS hospital in Hubli. According to the police, the passenger bus was going from Kolhapur to Bangalore when it collided with a lorry going towards Dharwad at midnight between 12:30 am to 1 am when the bus driver was trying to overtake a tractor. FIR has been registered in the incident.
Former CM HD Kumaraswamy has condoled the deaths and wished speedy recovery for the injured persons. He has also demanded the government to take proper action to prevent such accidents on Hubballi-Dharwad bypass.