5 killed in 2 separate road mishaps in Wayanad, Idukki
Thodupuzha: Five persons lost their lives in two separate road mishaps in Kerala. The accidents happened at Vythiri in Wayanad and Vellayamkudi in Idukki on Tuesday morning.
In the first mishap at Wayanad, a car and a tipper lorry collided killing 3 people. The car which was going from Bengaluru to Tirur met with the mishap when it crashed against a tipper lorry laden with bricks and bound for Kozhikode. The accident happened at about 8 in the morning. The Alto car KL55U771 was completely damaged in the impact of the collision at Pazhaya Vythiri near Vythiri. Two people who were travelling in the car died on the spot itself. One person was critically injured and was taken to the Kozhikode Medical College hospital. The names and identities of all the deceased is yet to be confirmed but it is known that all were Tirur natives. Police are yet to confirm the identities.
The second road mishap happened at Kattapana in Idukki, near Vellyamkudi where a bus hit an auto killing 2 people. Rajan and Eliyamma died in the incident. There were 4 people in the auto and the injured were taken to the Kattapana private hospital. The mishap occurred when the bus was trying to overtake another vehicle.