Kozhikode couple hospitalised after scooter hits pothole on NH

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Kozhikode: A couple on scooter suffered severe injuries when the vehicle hit a pothole on the National Highway 766 (Kozhikode-Kollegal) near Thamarassery on Tuesday morning around 6:15 am.

The injured have been identified as Saleem and Subaida of Vavad. Both are undergoing treatment at Kozhikode Medical College.

Meanwhile, the 20km long Mannilkkadavu-Adivaram stretch near Thamarassery has been witnessing mishaps on a regular basis.

An autorickshaw landed in a gutter at Chungam region the other day and was damaged. The driver too sustained severe injuries. It is learnt that there are around 700 small and big potholes on the stretch.

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