Dharwad: Five persons died on the spot, in a lorry-car collision at Amaragol Cross of Navalagund town, here on Sunday, May 26.
The deceased are Ravi Jambulingappa Handi (48), Lekhashree Handi (19), Naveen Khanna (16), Bagalkot residents Sharan Jigajinni (10) and Varsha Jigajinni (12).
According to the police sources, the Ford SUV that was travelling from Davangere towards Bagalkot, had one if its tire burst, due to which the driver had lost control and had rammed into a lorry coming from opposition direction. Because of the terrible impact, all the five in the car are said to have died on spot.
The Navalagund Police have rushed to the spot and assessed the situation.